Famous Demotions

Lowetide
December 17 2011 06:46AM

Magnus Paajarvi took it like a man. A demotion is never an easy thing, but older folks will tell you good things can come from times of trouble. The list of men who have gone before him is, well, pretty damn long.

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TRACERS: OILERS ROOKIES VOL 3 (90-94)

Lowetide
December 15 2011 10:19PM

By 1990, Gretzky headed for the coast and the Boys On the Bus were buying airplanes and making real life decisions. For Glen Sather and the Oilers it was a case of replacing superstars and impact players with the best available talent. The kids were alright.

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Frosted Bunz

Lowetide
December 14 2011 07:20PM

 

Today Team Canada's decision makers gave new meaning to the word curious.

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NO REINFORCEMENTS

Lowetide
December 12 2011 07:39PM

Expecting a trade before the period around the deadline is folly for Oiler fans. It is a very rare thing--in fact, the last major trade in the deep fall for this organization was Guerin for Carter. What would it take for the Oilers to change their modus operandi?

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OKLAHOMA BLUE

Lowetide
December 11 2011 11:44AM

When it comes to minor league teams, Oiler history is a "mixed bag." Some seasons delivered quality prospects while the minor league team was a loser or also-ran, and some teams were winners without sending much to the show. This year's OKC Barons have a lot of interesting stories.

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