Scapegoats

Jonathan Willis
November 16 2009 11:34AM

At 8-10-2, the Oilers through 20 games are just slightly behind last year’s pace (9-9-2). Last year, the majority of people following this team seemed to blame coaching, claiming that Craig MacTavish had lost the room and demanding he be fired; their wish came only at the end of the season.

Still, Oilers’ GM Steve Tambellini apparently believed coaching was the issue, as he opted to start the season with a nearly identical roster and with an all-star group of coaches. The reputation of the coaching staff combined with the less-than-middling results so far have some searching for a new scapegoat.

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Oilers vs. Thrashers Post-Game: If Hockey's Played In Atlanta, Does Anybody Care?

Jonathan Willis
November 15 2009 06:32PM

Atlanta Thrashers: 3

Edmonton Oilers: 2

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Oilers vs. Sabres Postgame: Two Men Down

Jonathan Willis
November 11 2009 11:03PM

Buffalo Sabres: 3

Edmonton Oilers: 1

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Oilers vs. Senators Post-Game: Finally, The Oilers Deserved to Win

Jonathan Willis
November 10 2009 10:18PM

Edmonton Oilers:3

Ottawa Senators:4 (SO)

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Steve MacIntyre on Waivers

Jonathan Willis
November 09 2009 11:35AM

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, the Edmonton Oilers have put Steve MacIntyre on waivers.

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