It’s important to know where the accountability needs to stop

Jonathan Willis
December 15 2014 06:10PM

Dallas Eakins 19

As anyone reading this almost certainly knows, on Monday the Oilers dismissed head coach Dallas Eakins. It’s the most significant change to the team in quite a while, and it’s a very good bet that the changes don’t stop with the head coach.

However, it’s also a very good bet that the changes stop somewhere well below Craig MacTavish and Kevin Lowe.

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MacT and Nelson face many challenges

Jason Gregor
December 15 2014 01:35PM

Missing

When you are a 30th place team every aspect of your team game is below average. This season the goalies, defence, forwards, coaching, scouting and management have all been underwhelming. Today, Dallas Eakins paid the price for the shortcomings of the team and was fired, but he is far from the only one who needs to improve.

Which area needs to be addressed the most?

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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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