Shootout Mentality

Jason Strudwick
March 22 2013 10:11AM

My coworker from the team 1260, Dustin Nielson is down in the Oilers dressing room after every Oilers game. He finds out how the guys are feeling right after the game. After the loss in the shootout to the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday I shot him the following text....

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NATION PROFILE: DOUG WEIGHT

Lowetide
March 22 2013 07:13AM

The Oilers post-1990 have been long on promise and short on delivery. The career of Doug Weight as an Oiler shines like a diamond to this day. He was a valued member of the team from the day he arrived, and the years that have passed since he left Edmonton cannot distance our memory of his brilliance and skills. Doug Weight is a true Oiler legend.

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How much Khabibulin?

Jonathan Willis
March 21 2013 04:39PM

Head coach Ralph Krueger revealed last night that Nikolai Khabibulin is nearly back at 100 percent, making the veteran goaltender an option to get starts in net. How much should the Oilers use Khabibulin?

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MOROZ MIRAGE?

Lowetide
March 21 2013 07:41AM

At last summer's draft, the Edmonton Oilers made a somewhat controversial selection early in round 2. Mitchell Moroz--20 fighting majors, excellent size, speed and enough toughness to give smaller, less skilled linemates room to create. Moroz' scouting report was manna from heaven for the Edmonton Oilers, and they jumped at the opportunity to select him. A year later, was it a good move?

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Three points out

Jonathan Willis
March 21 2013 12:19AM

The Edmonton Oilers played what might have been there most important game in three seasons on Wednesday night. A hot run, and some help in other cities had put them in a position to tie for the final playoff spot in the West. Their shootout loss to San Jose means that they’re now three points out of both that post-season berth and dead last in the West.

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