Monday Mailbag - December 8th

baggedmilk
December 08 2014 09:30AM

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Another weekend is in the books, we’re all back to work, and looking for ways to kill time. Enter the Mailbag.  As always, we’ve taken your questions, passed them to our panel of writers, and waited for whatever wisdoms they may share.  If you want to ask a question, email me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk. Enjoy.

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We Have A Philosophy

Matt Henderson
December 08 2014 07:30AM

Socrates_Louvre

I have spent the last couple of days trying to parse as much info as I possibly could from the MacT press conference and the subsequent follow up done one on one for the Oilers website. There were so many things that were said but almost none of it piqued my interest until MacTavish started talking about the Draft.

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GDB 27.o Wrap Up: Sharks @ Oilers

baggedmilk
December 07 2014 11:15PM

WeDidIt

OMG we did it! Final Score: 2-1 Oilers.

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GDB 27.0: The Dirty Dozen?

Jonathan Willis
December 07 2014 12:53PM

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The San Jose Sharks should be a vulnerable team. They played last night in Calgary, requiring a third-period goal from Patrick Marleau and a fantastic performance from Antti Niemi to squeak out a 3-2 win. They come to Edmonton tired, and backup goalie Alex Stalock, who hasn’t played since November, is expected to start.

On the other hand the Oilers have lost 11 straight games and if recent history is any guide making it an even dozen is well within the realm of possibility.

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DRAFT AND DEVELOP? NOT REALLY

Lowetide
December 07 2014 09:27AM

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I well remember Anton Lander's first months in North America. In July of 2011, he was regarded as the biggest surprise of rookie camp, faster than before and a mature young man with a brain for knowing. By the next summer, he was more suspect than prospect. WHY do the Oilers keep doing these things? And, while I'm at it, WHY do the scouts receive all of the blame?

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