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Big Losses to Bad Teams

On Saturday night, the Oilers got walloped by the Calgary Flames. Losing by a touchdown to a team as bad as Calgary has prompted yet another round of questions about the direction of the Oilers franchise. Just how much should we read into the defeat? In two words: not much.

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ORGANIZATION NEEDS FIXING

On January 27th, 2009 the Oilers got crushed at home 10-2 by Buffalo. It was considered the lowest of low points for the Oilers. But then the 2010 season happened, followed by the 2011 campaign, the 2012 season and then this past Saturday the 29th place Oilers got humiliated 8-1 by the 26th place Calgary…

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FROM TOP TO BOTTOM

There’s a sizeable and growing segment of Edmonton Oiler fans who believe their team’s plummet to rock bottom these past eight seasons begins at the top. I have a difficult time disagreeing with them.