Gapping issues in Anaheim cause the Oilers problems

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Mar 232017
 

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Last night in Anaheim the Edmonton Oilers played arguably their biggest game of the season.  Stud goalie Cam Talbot had a rough night but no one should go hard on him as he has been a horse this year and played well almost every night.  He’s allowed to have an off night.  The real reason the Oilers lost , in my opinion, is because they decided not to gap up…on every single goal.  Let’s break it down goal by goal. Continue reading »

Oct 282015
 

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1. Whether you want to hear it or not… the Edmonton Oilers season is over already yet again. As of this morning the team sits fifth in the Pacific division, 6 points back of the wild card and 25th in the N.H.L. Elliotte Friedman has a stat that say just 3 of 32 N.H.L. teams at least 4 points out of a playoff spot on November 1st recovered enough to make the playoff between the 05/06 and 11/12 seasons. It’s over and its still October. I hate to be so negative but it’s the truth. Continue reading »

Oct 072015
 

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The 2015-2016 Edmonton Oilers seasons starts tomorrow night in St. Louis and the team is primed and ready to go. Oiler fever is high and the team’s expectations are probably a bit high for a team that needs a 35 point increase in order to squeak into the playoffs. Sure the team got better but did they get that much better? I sure hope so but I can’t see it happening. Here are my predictions for tomorrow night in St. Louis. Continue reading »

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