Should the Oilers Trade for a Centre?

February 05 2013 04:42PM

This article could also be titled "The Value of Discovering a Weakness".

The Oilogosphere is awash with concern over the centre depth of the Oilers right now.

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Jason Gregor
February 05 2013 01:31PM

The Oilers have recalled centre Mark Arcobello and he will dress tomorrow night v. Dallas.

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Alexandre Bolduc placed on waivers; should the Oilers be interested?

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2013 11:28AM

As if the Phoenix Coyotes just knew that the Edmonton Oilers would enter Tuesday in need of a defensive forward who could kill penalties and win faceoffs, they placed Alexandre Bolduc on waivers this morning.

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The Worst Lead in Hockey

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February 05 2013 09:20AM

The worst lead in hockey

The good news is the Canucks have had a 2-0 lead in five of their first eight games, and a one goal lead in two others. The bad news is they've given away 8 points to conference opponents in those games.

That being said, the Canucks are off to the best start in years. And so is Luongo. As I said last time, try and remember that the calendar is meaningless. Forget that it's January and just pretend that it's October.

The Canucks' start feels way better now, doesn't it?

Now don't get me wrong, I'm not suggesting there is nothing to worry about in Canucksville. In fact, there are always plenty of concerns. The last time I completely gave on my pessimism, they were up 2-0 in the Stanley Cup Final. And we know how that turned out...

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Shutting down the Oilers power play - at the blue line

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2013 12:35AM

It was probably the most frustrating Oilers power play so far this season. Just prior to the halfway mark of the first period, Aaron Volpatti went to the box for boarding. On the ensuing power play, despite eight attempts, the Oilers were never able to successfully complete a zone entry.

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