We’re back! The Oilers had themselves a nice little streak going that pulled them back into the playoff mix, but, in traditional Oilers fashion, a swift kick to the pills by the New Jersey Devils pushed the team back one large step. But we’re here enjoying the rollercoaster.
It’s Thursday and it’s Dusty with Inside the Nation. Since we last left the man himself, we saw the Oilers win one and lose one. He has lots to cover on this, Pi day and so let us give you a run down.
After teasing fans with the faint hope they still had an outside shot at contending for a playoff spot thanks to a tidy stretch of games, the Edmonton Oilers transitioned from hot streak to tire fire yet again in a 6-3 loss to the hopeless, hapless and injury-riddled New Jersey Devils at Rogers Place Wednesday….
It is clear from my seat that the Oilers management’s handling of assets during the past many seasons is reason number one, two, three (and four and five…) why the Oilers have not been able to ice a competitive team. Do not confuse that with what I’m about to write. Management has done a terrible…
Last night was a must-win game. The Oilers, as I discussed on Tuesday, are blessed with an easy schedule down the stretch. But no games in the NHL are ever easy, automatic wins, especially when you come out as flat as the Oilers did last night.