GDB 19.0 Wrap Up: Canucks @ Oilers

baggedmilk
November 19 2014 08:48PM


*sigh* Final Score: 5-4 Canucks

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GDB 19.0: The Canucks...Again

Jason Gregor
November 19 2014 12:14PM

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The Oilers play the Canucks for the sixth time since October 2nd. They lost twice in the preseason, 2-1 and 3-2 and they've already lost three times in the regular seasons, 5-4 (SO), 2-0 and 3-2.

We've talked ad nauseam about their inability to defeat a western conference team. They are 0-8-1 while being outscored 35-17. It hasn't been pretty, so today we'll look at the "positives" of tonight's game.

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The Oilers must sign Jeff Petry

Jason Gregor
November 18 2014 03:21PM

The Oilers can't officially re-sign Jeff Petry until January, 2015, but when you look at the lineup, organizational depth and the potential free agent market it is obvious they must sign their 2nd round pick from 2006.

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JOSH HARDING AND A #KELTYCAN UPDATE

baggedmilk
November 18 2014 02:00PM

Yesterday, the Nation was abuzz with news that the Minnesota Wild were putting Josh Harding on waivers. From the reaction on Twitter, a lot of you thought that claiming him was an obvious choice. When you think about it, was it really that obvious?

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If the Oilers’ advanced stats are so good, why don’t they win hockey games?

Jonathan Willis
November 18 2014 11:59AM

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The comments section on this website was a little testy yesterday, and analytics in hockey were a target for many. It’s understandable; there has been a lot of talk about the Oilers’ improved underlying numbers while at the same time the team isn’t winning hockey games. So what’s going on with that anyway?

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