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Oilers fully back to defence absolutely positively not shooting. Where is Koekkoek?


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Koekoek is back must have been nothing


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NetBOG wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 19:11

Oilers fully back to defence absolutely positively not shooting. Where is Koekkoek?

When you spot the other team 4 goals in the previous game, you may tend towards tightening up, especially when the backup is in net. Can we already say things are better in that they aren't already losing?



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2 shots 2 saves so far for Skinner and one was caught high glove.
I am NOT saying Skinner is better than Kosko but that is a much better start.

Kass fighting Stanley is scary , especially once his lid came off. Glad he didnt end up with a shot in the head again.



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Skinner looking pretty ok, that shot by foegle made me yell and wake a kid up


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Wayne Gretzky wine ad behind the Oilers net. I wonder how much he actually pays for that?

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Ugh, the Oil need to do better on these PP opportunities and account for the aggressiveness of the Jets' PK play.


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Benson channelling his inner Pouliot in taking the offensive zone penalty.


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The Oilers just look so sub-standard against the Jets. I don't understand it.

D is loose as eff, guys aren't bearing down on chances... Skinner holding them in this game.

There's nothing quite like a couple of games against effing Winnipeg to take the wind out of the Oilers sails...



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Seriously, Benson? What's in the penalty box that has you so eager to stay there? Naked puck bunny?


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Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 20:33

Seriously, Benson? What's in the penalty box that has you so eager to stay there? Naked puck bunny?


Definatly a hard sell by the Jets player. Looked like normal contact and Jet acted like it broke ribs.



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NetBOG wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 20:38

Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 20:33

Seriously, Benson? What's in the penalty box that has you so eager to stay there? Naked puck bunny?


Definatly a hard sell by the Jets player. Looked like normal contact and Jet acted like it broke ribs.


I'm fine calling that, if (yep, here it comes) they called that big old slash, or the Von Miller approved tackle on 97 earlier on. I guess McDavid needs to start screeching like a cat in heat every time he gets mugged out there.



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Nice, DeMelo takes a high shot at Benson, Benson gets the penalty for the slash back.


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LOL. The refs in this league suck balls. It just keeps getting worse every year.


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I need a second look at that 2nd Benson call. Looked marginal.


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What a great game by Benson so far. 2 straight dumb penalties. WOW!!! Difference maker let me tell you.


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RDOilerfan wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:35

What a great game by Benson so far. 2 straight dumb penalties. WOW!!! Difference maker let me tell you.


One of your few posts not during work hours and this is what you came here to say? Are you actually watching the game? The first call was a phantom call. the second one was a bit of shot but not over the top.

You really will say anything, no matter how dumb you sound, to try and prove your point. In reality all you do is expose yourself time and again for not having a clue what you are talking about.

You are the Zack Kassian of Oilfans. Your effort and emotion are there, you just don't have the skill or hockey IQ to contribute anything of substance.




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PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 20:41

RDOilerfan wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:35

What a great game by Benson so far. 2 straight dumb penalties. WOW!!! Difference maker let me tell you.


One of your few posts not during work hours and this is what you came here to say? Are you actually watching the game? The first call was a phantom call. the second one was a bit of shot but not over the top.

You really will say anything, no matter how dumb you sound, to try and prove your point. In reality all you do is expose yourself time and again for not having a clue what you are talking about.

You are the Zack Kassian of Oilfans. Your effort and emotion are there, you just don't have the skill or hockey IQ to contribute anything of substance.




I don't know, Benson's played all of 3:34 in this game, including I believe not a shift so far in the third so you can probably fully judge his game from that. What's that, 5 shifts? If he can't get at least two goals in that time, we should probably give up on him entirely.



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Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:17

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 20:41

RDOilerfan wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:35

What a great game by Benson so far. 2 straight dumb penalties. WOW!!! Difference maker let me tell you.


One of your few posts not during work hours and this is what you came here to say? Are you actually watching the game? The first call was a phantom call. the second one was a bit of shot but not over the top.

You really will say anything, no matter how dumb you sound, to try and prove your point. In reality all you do is expose yourself time and again for not having a clue what you are talking about.

You are the Zack Kassian of Oilfans. Your effort and emotion are there, you just don't have the skill or hockey IQ to contribute anything of substance.




I don't know, Benson's played all of 3:34 in this game, including I believe not a shift so far in the third so you can probably fully judge his game from that. What's that, 5 shifts? If he can't get at least two goals in that time, we should probably give up on him entirely.


Good point. Back to the AHL he should go, no hockey player in there at all. Hopefully Shore is in the lineup soon to give the bottom 6 boost.



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K.McC#24 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 19:33

I need a second look at that 2nd Benson call. Looked marginal.


You were right, it was marginal. in slow mo you can see Benson give Pionk a muffin cross check and Pionk instantly collapses like he was shot, total dive, he did it last game as well when McDavid hit him, snapped his head back so far I thought he broke his neck. Pionk laughing all the way to the bench.
Still, dumb plays by Benson, bad decisions, he's playing 4th line and his prime goal is not to get scored on, or take PIMS, takes 2 back to back, I have a feeling he's not on the bench next game.




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Decent 40 mins by a few guys. Definitely better as a team than the game on Tues.

Skinner and Hellebuyck have both made a bunch of good saves. Pretty physical game overall and I am happy with the amount of push the Oilers have come back with this game. Glad to see they didn't wilt after being beat physically last game.
Now they need to turn up the speed and push the game downhill on the Jets. Let them take penalties and make the Jets pay.



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I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?



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I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!



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Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.



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PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:27

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.


I believe he was one of the Oil's esteemed netminders the first year they finished dead last in the league.



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Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:28

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:27

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.


I believe he was one of the Oil's esteemed netminders the first year they finished dead last in the league.


We had never finished dead last until 2009-10 when Khabibulin, Deslauriers and Dubnyk were our guys.



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Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:34

Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:28

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:27

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.


I believe he was one of the Oil's esteemed netminders the first year they finished dead last in the league.


We had never finished dead last until 2009-10 when Khabibulin, Deslauriers and Dubnyk were our guys.

Gotcha- those years were all a blur to me with the awfulness we had to endure before 2015.



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No, bad time for a PK..... icon_dead

EDIT: 4 minutes too, damn it all.



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Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:35

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:34

Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:28

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:27

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.


I believe he was one of the Oil's esteemed netminders the first year they finished dead last in the league.


We had never finished dead last until 2009-10 when Khabibulin, Deslauriers and Dubnyk were our guys.

Gotcha- those years were all a blur to me with the awfulness we had to endure before 2015.


Same here, I didn't watch a pile of hockey from about 94-02. It had nothing to do with the quality on the ice though. Between the end of high school and my University years I was a lot less committed to catching Oiler games. The dead puck era did nothing to win me back.
After the 04-05 season was lost I came back to watching a lot.
Now being mid fourties, with a house full of kids and dogs, I am home on the couch watching games more than I was back then!



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Heh, Connor scored his shootout goal in the same spot he scored at during regulation....


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PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:27

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.



Gage and Brathwaite backed up Billy Ranford & Curtis Joseph in the mid-90s here. A couple years in a row, the starter got hurt late in the season and the two of them dropped the ball entirely, cratering the team's chances of playoffs. That would lead the Oilers to pick up Essensa for the back-up for 1996-97 and to give up on both of them.



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Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:33



Gage and Brathwaite backed up Billy Ranford & Curtis Joseph in the mid-90s here. A couple years in a row, the starter got hurt late in the season and the two of them dropped the ball entirely, cratering the team's chances of playoffs. That would lead the Oilers to pick up Essensa for the back-up for 1996-97 and to give up on both of them.



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PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:27

Adam wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 22:20

PlusOne wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:02

I skip intermissions most of the time but tuned in at the end of this one. I saw Gene and Bob talking with a third guy about goalies. Who was he?
I ask as he was talking about head tracking and was surprised. This almost never gets talked about and it is a huge part of goaltending.
I never played the position in hockey but soccer keeper for a long time. My goalie coach talked head tracking every single training session. At half time he would bring it up almost every game.

I noticed in the first how much better it looked like Skinner was tracking the puck VS both Smith/Kostko. Skinner looks very in control most of the time.


*ETA, they just called him "Gager, the goalie whisperer". Am I the only one who doesn't know this mystery man?


Joaquin Gage, I believe. Another of the ten best goalies ever drafted by Edmonton!


I will out myself as a low tier fan and admit I had to google him.


He will run cable into your home too!



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Ok, that was great hustle by Keith to make up for his own mistake.


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Stuart Skinner HAS Arrived!!!!


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NCREDiBLE wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:09

Stuart Skinner HAS Arrived!!!!

Unfortunately, so has Hellebuyck. Just one goal at this point should be the decider....



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Ragnarok73 wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:21

NCREDiBLE wrote on Thu, 18 November 2021 21:09

Stuart Skinner HAS Arrived!!!!

Unfortunately, so has Hellebuyck. Just one goal at this point should be the decider....

Well, sheeit. icon_dead

Now, I'm hoping I'm wrong. Damn it all to %#@%ing hell!



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