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Wanye
February 10 2009 10:25AM

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We almost died laughing when we ran into an office here at NationHQ and told everyone in a really excited voice "Kevin Lowe just fired a Head Coach under his direction" and watched their eyes light up with glee and later dislodge from their sockets when they read that it was Jeff Truitt not MacT. That's gold.

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Oilers Fire Jeff Truitt as Head Coach of the Springfield Falcons

Jonathan Willis
February 10 2009 09:23AM

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Some of you may have read my article yesterday, which made the case for a coaching change in Springfield. Today, the Oilers have announced that Jeff Truitt has been relieved of his duties and that he will be replaced by professional scout Rob Daum for the remainder of the season.

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AHL Prospect Rankings: #12 – Tim Sestito

Jonathan Willis
February 09 2009 10:13PM

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Tim Sestito is not a real prospect. He’s an offensive black hole (in his finest junior season he managed 32 points), has grit but not size and went undrafted. Still, he’s a player that the Oilers have doggedly kept on their radar screen.

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A weekend out in Hogtown

Jason Gregor
February 09 2009 12:08PM

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Monday musings from a hockey world so screwed up that it seems more people are for Sean Avery returning to the NHL than those who want to keep fighting in the game. Ridiculous.

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Moving In Different Directions: Minor League Teams

Jonathan Willis
February 09 2009 11:30AM

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The Oilers have two minor-league affiliates: the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, and the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. Back at the end of December, both teams were struggling; the Falcons had lost six games in a row, while the Thunder had lost three games in three nights and were winless in five games.

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