EAKINS PAYS THE PRICE

Robin Brownlee
December 15 2014 11:08AM

Dallas Eakins was set up to fail as coach of the Edmonton Oilers and he most certainly did, prompting the Oilers to fire the second-year bench boss 113 games into his tenure with the team this morning.

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Eakins fired ***UPDATED***

Jason Gregor
December 15 2014 10:22AM

The Oilers have fired Dallas Eakins. Craig MacTavish will take over as head coach. He will be the only head coach/GM in the league.

I understand why they let Eakins go, his record was 36-63-14. They gave up too many goals and didn't score enough, but the Oilers have many other issues. 

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Monday Mailbag - December 15th

baggedmilk
December 15 2014 09:00AM

Mail

Unfortunately, the weekend is over.  Fortunately, the mailbag is here to help you kill as much company time as is humanly possible.  As always, feel free to email me your questions to baggedmilk@oilersnation.com, and we'll get to them as soon as we can.  Without further adieu, the Mailbag.

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GDB 31.0 Wrap Up: Rangers @ Oilers

baggedmilk
December 14 2014 09:59PM

Drought

If you can't score, you can't win. Final Score: 2-0 Rangers.

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GDB 31.0: LET IT BLEED

Lowetide
December 14 2014 12:37PM


The Edmonton Oilers host an original six team tonight, the New York Rangers. It's been all of this century since Glen Sather guided the good ship Oiler, and the same amount of time Slats has been managing the Manhattan Project. Mr. Sather's best pupils among the Boys on the Bus replaced him and we are living in interesting times.

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