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Shootout:
Linden: save
Gagner: save

Kesler: goal
Hemsky: save

Pyatt: save
Horcoff: GOAL!!!!!!!!

Burrows: miss
Pisani: GOAL!!!!!!

OILERS WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!







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Sanford snapping his stick was the icing on the cake.


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Mclovin wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 22:44

Sanford snapping his stick was the icing on the cake.


Nice to finally beat him...



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There was something in the air that night, the stars were bright, FERNANNNDOOOO!!

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Fernando!

You look Mah-velous




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What is not to love

10-1 in the SO

.500 on the year

3 game winning streak



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.500 with 10 SO wins, I love the new NHL icon_nod


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Too bad we didn't win in regulation as the only thing I can't stand more than the Nucks is the Laffs. Hughson's man love for the Nucks makes me ill. But nice to beat them what 3 times in a row now?

The Nucks seem like the most fortuitous team to me. Pucks bounce all over but never in their net.

On a side note is it my imagination or is the ice at Rexall literally getting worse almost each game now?

Scratched, clawed and OT'ed our ways back to .500

Keep it up.



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The best is getting to hear Flames fans whine about it...


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Well....

Just unreal......did anyone seriously think that Vancouver wasn't gonna score there? That tying goal had all the inevitability of death...

What patience by Hemmer and sweet jesus is Horcoff da man right now...

20 points in the shootout....hell, can't wait to see the superskills contest this year...

The ice was some kind of crap again tonight...

Woo to the Hoo...


PS- to the loser in the lower bowl who always stands up when they know the camera is on that side of the ice...please, sit down...




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Copperoiler wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 22:53

That tying goal had all the inevitability of death...


Awesome



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Fernando!!! What's not to love?

Does this mean MacT will need to change his shootout lineup stamp?

Feels good to be 500!




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All dictionaries should change the definition of perserverance to Fernando Pisani. That is one person many people would look up to.




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BitterEnd wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 21:53

All dictionaries should change the definition of perserverance to Fernando Pisani. That is one person many people would look up to.


When Chuck Norris needs inspiration, he thinks Fernando Pisani.



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lol cbc just called craig mactavish "one of the games finest teachers" lol i jus giggled when i heard that...anyway i'm slowly falling in love with Horc, but wished cogs saw the ice more, he's soft but i hope bringing Moreau back will help. Garon what else is there to say about the NHL's best back-up/starting goalie haha...and big ups to Sanford maybe he should pretend the rest of the league wore copper and blue...man that guy is superstitious i don't know if you guys noticed all the post \knocking the talking to himself he was very reserved, but that's cool and it was nice of Garon to throw w/e he threw into the crowd...GO OILERS GO PEACE


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nullterm wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 22:57


When Chuck Norris needs inspiration, he thinks Fernando Pisani.


Good one! icon_smile



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Those two 0-0 1-1 games against the 'Nucks were both highly entertaining, you don't need goals to enjoy a great game.

How 'bout that SO. I doubt anyone thought Horcoff and Pisani would miss...



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According to my probaly wrong math we are now sitting 9th in the west tied for 8th.





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In the SO, I think its time Gagne just shoots when he does the motorcycle kick as nobody is actually expecting the shot. Just a bunch of head fakes now.


So this is what hope feels like?

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What a game. Horcoff is becoming Mr. Dependable. He has been unbelievable for a long stretch. He is leading by example and I hope the rest of the team is takin notice. Garon again great saves to keep the Oilers alive. Keep it Oilers, back to .500 clapping Wave Towel



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This just seems so appropriate...
http://www.thepaulbrownshow.com/LinkClick.aspx?link=audio%2f paul_brown_pisanisong.mp3&tabid=55



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Sheesh, these games are fun to watch lately. Kinda funny how we would have 6 wins this season without a shootout. Still, it is what it is. Would take a lot of excitement out of the games if the oilers could actually hold a lead I suppose.

Oh, and Horcoff must have sold his soul in exchange for shooting accuracy. If he can keep shooting like that I guess he can go the rest of the year never making a single move in the shootout. He's been putting the puck exactly where he's wanted it all year.

[Updated on: Sat, 15 December 2007 22:57]


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Um if I'm not mistaken, we are now tied with the Ducks no? I hope Burkie can trade, sell or scare off more young talent. I heard Chelios is a free agent after this year....


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You know, this team is actually looking good. I expected them to win for the first time this year. Now, giving up one point to the division leader is not ideal, but still. I'm optimistic for the first time in about 10 months.

That is good.



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CrusaderPi wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 23:19

You know, this team is actually looking good. I expected them to win for the first time this year. Now, giving up one point to the division leader is not ideal, but still. I'm optimistic for the first time in about 10 months.

That is good.


This thing is turning around. Not overnight, but it's turning around. We started 5-10. Since then, we're 11-6-2. The Oilers are starting to happen. Hope is realistic this season.

edit: corrected record

[Updated on: Sat, 15 December 2007 23:40]


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CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 01:19

You know, this team is actually looking good. I expected them to win for the first time this year. Now, giving up one point to the division leader is not ideal, but still. I'm optimistic for the first time in about 10 months.

That is good.


Yea it's starting to look up. The games just have a different vibe to them lately. I really expected them to win tonight in regulation and they really should have, but for the way our forwards were snakebitten tonight.

The only thing that troubles me is that we're still 5th in the division. I know playoffs are still a long shot but if we're going to have a chance, we'll have to overcome one of these teams because I just don't see 5 teams from one division making it.



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Ofer wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 23:45

CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 01:19

You know, this team is actually looking good. I expected them to win for the first time this year. Now, giving up one point to the division leader is not ideal, but still. I'm optimistic for the first time in about 10 months.

That is good.


Yea it's starting to look up. The games just have a different vibe to them lately. I really expected them to win tonight in regulation and they really should have, but for the way our forwards were snakebitten tonight.

The only thing that troubles me is that we're still 5th in the division. I know playoffs are still a long shot but if we're going to have a chance, we'll have to overcome one of these teams because I just don't see 5 teams from one division making it.


How are the playoffs a long shot, exactly? Our record over the last 20 games is comfortably playoff-bound. God knows what will happen, but we're as of right now in a 4-way tie for the last playoff spot, despite our 5-10 start. The playoffs right now are hardly guaranteed, but they're by no means a long shot. We're right in the thick of it, and if we keep playing the way we have the last quarter season, we'll actually be fine.



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If the playoffs ever move to a SO format after one OT we are golden. I just want this team to start winning more regulation time games. That was my only disappointment tonight. I thought Vancouver had very few chances tonight.


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halfafrog wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 00:19

If the playoffs ever move to a SO format after one OT we are golden. I just want this team to start winning more regulation time games. That was my only disappointment tonight. I thought Vancouver had very few chances tonight.


Well, that's about what happens if we get there. If we have to win 20 shootouts to get there, you going to be complaining?

Strange, strange season so far. But better than quite a few of the alternatives.



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Ofer wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 23:45

CrusaderPi wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 01:19

You know, this team is actually looking good. I expected them to win for the first time this year. Now, giving up one point to the division leader is not ideal, but still. I'm optimistic for the first time in about 10 months.

That is good.


Yea it's starting to look up. The games just have a different vibe to them lately. I really expected them to win tonight in regulation and they really should have, but for the way our forwards were snakebitten tonight.

The only thing that troubles me is that we're still 5th in the division. I know playoffs are still a long shot but if we're going to have a chance, we'll have to overcome one of these teams because I just don't see 5 teams from one division making it.


We will need to leap frog at least two of the NW teams if not 3. The days of the NW being a strong, super competetive division are gone. The NW is now the weak sister of the western conference. Which is an ideal situation for a Oiler team that is under performing and loaded with more excusses for messing their own bed than a 60 year old porn star who is the "back door" specialist.

That all being said I think the team is starting to look pretty good. All would be right in the world if the Oilers would start playing to win night in and night out instead of playing MacT's favorite playing not to loose.



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oobga wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 22:55

Sheesh, these games are fun to watch lately. Kinda funny how we would have 6 wins this season without a shootout. Still, it is what it is. Would take a lot of excitement out of the games if the oilers could actually hold a lead I suppose.

Oh, and Horcoff must have sold his soul in exchange for shooting accuracy. If he can keep shooting like that I guess he can go the rest of the year never making a single move in the shootout. He's been putting the puck exactly where he's wanted it all year.


Horcoff is the anti-Torres when it comes to shooting percentage. He's WAY above his career normal.

Odds are there will be some regression to the mean at some point for both, but hot damn....he's on pace for 39 goals at this point. That's just sick.



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HBomb wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 22:07

oobga wrote on Sat, 15 December 2007 22:55

Sheesh, these games are fun to watch lately. Kinda funny how we would have 6 wins this season without a shootout. Still, it is what it is. Would take a lot of excitement out of the games if the oilers could actually hold a lead I suppose.

Oh, and Horcoff must have sold his soul in exchange for shooting accuracy. If he can keep shooting like that I guess he can go the rest of the year never making a single move in the shootout. He's been putting the puck exactly where he's wanted it all year.


Horcoff is the anti-Torres when it comes to shooting percentage. He's WAY above his career normal.

Odds are there will be some regression to the mean at some point for both, but hot damn....he's on pace for 39 goals at this point. That's just sick.


Perhaps Torres' goal-scoring will rise, as he's playing comparably to the rest of his career. Horcoff however, seems to have clearly turned a corner. He's playing more responsibly at both ends of the ice than he has at any point in the rest of his career. While his goal-scoring rate may drop off, I expect his point scoring to stay about where it is.



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Horseradish Hemsky wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 00:25


Perhaps Torres' goal-scoring will rise, as he's playing comparably to the rest of his career. Horcoff however, seems to have clearly turned a corner. He's playing more responsibly at both ends of the ice than he has at any point in the rest of his career. While his goal-scoring rate may drop off, I expect his point scoring to stay about where it is.


Horcoff has always been a good defensive zone player. It's his offensive zone production that's been the revelation at this point. In his own end of the rink, he's not doing anything that differently from previous years. That's his forte.

[Updated on: Sun, 16 December 2007 01:04]


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HBomb wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 00:02

Horseradish Hemsky wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 00:25


Perhaps Torres' goal-scoring will rise, as he's playing comparably to the rest of his career. Horcoff however, seems to have clearly turned a corner. He's playing more responsibly at both ends of the ice than he has at any point in the rest of his career. While his goal-scoring rate may drop off, I expect his point scoring to stay about where it is.


Horcoff has always been a good defensive zone player. It's his offensive zone production that's been the revelation at this point. In his own end of the rink, he's not doing anything that differently from previous years. That's his forte.



Maybe last year for a good chunk of it, but in previous years he hasn't been the #1 PKer, a #1 PPer, and he hasn't been as consistent as this year. He's always been good, but he's lights out defensively this year. And offensively too, of course. But he was 2 seasons ago too with that if we're counting chickens.



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1. Do we start looking for a play-making left winger, rather than goal-scorer, to play with Horc and Hemmer now?

2. It's gonna be tough for Moreau to crack this line-up, if Torres is healthy. Somebody's gotta be packing a bag pretty soon. Do we really want to see Nilsson sit over Moreau? I can't believe I just asked that of our captain. (obviously Torres or Sandy would more likely be odd man out at this point).

3. Stoll worries me. He looks like he's being affected by some demon. Hopefully it's just a big ape hanging off the backside, but I worry that it's more. The recent success of the team eases pressure on him a bit, so hopefully he comes around, but can you imagine this team if he was playing like he did pre-concussion? Though, I suspect we would trade Torres, Staios, &/or Roli first, with the re-invention of Horc, just because of what Stoll brings on face-offs and providing options.

Anyone notice Horc and Stolls PP/PK ratio has started to flip?



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spOILer wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 00:34

3. Stoll worries me. He looks like he's being affected by some demon. Hopefully it's just a big ape hanging off the backside, but I worry that it's more. The recent success of the team eases pressure on him a bit, so hopefully he comes around, but can you imagine this team if he was playing like he did pre-concussion? Though, I suspect we would trade Torres, Staios, &/or Roli first, with the re-invention of Horc, just because of what Stoll brings on face-offs and providing options.


I think I noticed what you mean about how he looks. There was one point that he was going to the bench, right after Vancouver had almost scored, and he had this rattled look of relief on his face. He is playing scared. Zero confidence.

I may be moving towards feeling sorry for this guy. I think you are right about our trading options, but the way he has been playing, he may be making that decision on his own.

You are right. If Stoll was going, it would be unbelieveable. If he could just unload one from the point. All of his goals have been flukes that I can remember. Not a long list. This guy needs a legitimate goal and it might snap him back. I think it may be worth waiting a little while longer.



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oilerinvan wrote on Sun, 16 December 2007 00:57

You are right. If Stoll was going, it would be unbelieveable. If he could just unload one from the point. All of his goals have been flukes that I can remember. Not a long list. This guy needs a legitimate goal and it might snap him back. I think it may be worth waiting a little while longer.


His first goal of the year against LA was a classic one-timer off a cross ice feed. I recall thinking finally, the old Stoll is back, the cob-webs must be gone. Unfortunately it has been the opposite.

You have to feel for the guy...he was on his way up prior to Pahlsson's concussion blow last year. As much as I would hate to see the guy leave, perhaps a change of scenery would be the best for all involved.

If he and Torres get clicking and everyone else maintains their level of play, this team could easily challenge for a playoff spot.



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 RADISH?! [message #396682 is a reply to message #396617 ]
Sat, 15 December 2007 23:42 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Horseradish Hemsky  is currently offline Horseradish Hemsky
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No Cups

Anybody see that question asked to MacT in After Hours??

"How'd you get the nickname 'Radish'?"

Hahahaha I just about fell out of my seat laughing.

From this point forward I'm referring to MacT as 'Radish'. Goes well with my name to an extent too.

Another hilariously contrived nickname along the lines of Blake 'Rocket' Evans.



With a trail, the best way to keep it alive is to walk on it, because every time you walk on it, you create it again. - Middle Eastern Proverb

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 Re: Review: Vancouver @ Edmonton (Game #34) [message #396689 is a reply to message #396617 ]
Sun, 16 December 2007 00:38 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
smyth260  is currently offline smyth260
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1 Cup

Pretty solid game for the Oil tonight. Another SO win in the books. Anybody know the record for most SO wins in a season? We must be on the verge to break it if we haven't already.

Positives:
More shots than usual today -27
Hemsky Horcoff chemistry is astounding- 1G for line
Souray continues his point streak from being back -1A
Pisani is playing awesome -SO winner
Garon with a good W
STAIOS FOUGHT!!
We are now .500!!!

Negatives:
Another point given to the losing team (divisional team is even worse)
Nilsson's point streak ends

I couldn't find many negatives tonight which is a good thing. I now feel this team is a competitive club that can make the playoffs.



How could one doubt the braintrust of 6 Cups Kevin Lowe, MacT's E-MBA from Queens, Paul Coffey's skills coach resume, and drunk Gretzky?

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