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Columbus is misspelled.

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McDavid needs a few more points. Maybe they can go in and blow out the Jackets like they did last time. Then Tortorella can punch a hole in a wall, lip off the media and go on an F-bomb rant. icon_lol


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CrusaderPi wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 07:16

Columbus is misspelled.


Oops, didn't even notice earlier! Thanks for pointing it out. Oddly enough the other Columbi were spelled properly in the database.



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I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.



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Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.

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Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.


I think the results do matter. The Oilers players keep talking about how bad this season has gone but keep alluding to it being a one off. I am sure that many fans will have a hard time believing it is a one off season and are skeptical about the roster. But if the players in their minds actually believe it is a one off year, then prove it. Finish strong, win as many games as you can.



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RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:06

Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.


I think the results do matter. The Oilers players keep talking about how bad this season has gone but keep alluding to it being a one off. I am sure that many fans will have a hard time believing it is a one off season and are skeptical about the roster. But if the players in their minds actually believe it is a one off year, then prove it. Finish strong, win as many games as you can.


That would be amazing if they all of a sudden picked up where 2017 left off, but the roster is just not the same.



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Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:45

RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:06

Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.


I think the results do matter. The Oilers players keep talking about how bad this season has gone but keep alluding to it being a one off. I am sure that many fans will have a hard time believing it is a one off season and are skeptical about the roster. But if the players in their minds actually believe it is a one off year, then prove it. Finish strong, win as many games as you can.


That would be amazing if they all of a sudden picked up where 2017 left off, but the roster is just not the same.


If Talbot, Sek and Klef get back to their old selves, I think it's about the same. What killed us in the end this year is Chia ignoring how 2 of his top 3 D last year were toast from the drop of the first puck, and have zero backup for Talbot if he struggled which he unfortunately did for the first 1-2 months of the year and all we had to back him up was someone that's worse than struggling Talbot. All that along with abysmal special teams.

Sek is probably the least likely to rebound, but we don't really have a choice but to hope it happens since he's locked in on this team.




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Kr55 wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 08:51


If Talbot, Sek and Klef get back to their old selves, I think it's about the same. What killed us in the end this year is Chia ignoring how 2 of his top 3 D last year were toast from the drop of the first puck, and have zero backup for Talbot if he struggled which he unfortunately did for the first 1-2 months of the year and all we had to back him up was someone that's worse than struggling Talbot. All that along with abysmal special teams.

Sek is probably the least likely to rebound, but we don't really have a choice but to hope it happens since he's locked in on this team.




This tweet from Jack Michaels is pretty devastating:

Quote:

Put another way, here’s some MVP candidates and their teams’ respective points % when they do NOT have a point...

Kopitar .477
Hall .444
Kucherov .441
Malkin .400
MacKinnon .368

McDavid .182


https://twitter.com/EdmontonJack/status/978396368141103105

I agree that the defence should be better next year, but the forward depth is nowhere near what it was in 16/17. Even ignoring the obvious deletions in Eberle, Pouliot and even Pitlick, but Letestu had 16 goals that year. Now, it's likely that he never would have reached that level again, but if the team wants to get back to the level they were at in 16/17, they've got to replace those goals somehow.

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 Re: Pregame: Coloumbus @ Edmonton (Game #77) [message #712594 is a reply to message #712588 ]
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Goose wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 10:46

Kr55 wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 08:51


If Talbot, Sek and Klef get back to their old selves, I think it's about the same. What killed us in the end this year is Chia ignoring how 2 of his top 3 D last year were toast from the drop of the first puck, and have zero backup for Talbot if he struggled which he unfortunately did for the first 1-2 months of the year and all we had to back him up was someone that's worse than struggling Talbot. All that along with abysmal special teams.

Sek is probably the least likely to rebound, but we don't really have a choice but to hope it happens since he's locked in on this team.




This tweet from Jack Michaels is pretty devastating:

Quote:

Put another way, here’s some MVP candidates and their teams’ respective points % when they do NOT have a point...

Kopitar .477
Hall .444
Kucherov .441
Malkin .400
MacKinnon .368

McDavid .182


https://twitter.com/EdmontonJack/status/978396368141103105

I agree that the defence should be better next year, but the forward depth is nowhere near what it was in 16/17. Even ignoring the obvious deletions in Eberle, Pouliot and even Pitlick, but Letestu had 16 goals that year. Now, it's likely that he never would have reached that level again, but if the team wants to get back to the level they were at in 16/17, they've got to replace those goals somehow.


I'm really not sure why there is all this talk about our defense. Our forward depth is brutal and it's been mutilated with the trades and has not been addressed for a few years now. You can't just get rid of Hall, Eberle, Pouliot, Pitlick, etc. points and just hope that everyone else on the team gets better.



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Goose wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 10:46

Kr55 wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 08:51


If Talbot, Sek and Klef get back to their old selves, I think it's about the same. What killed us in the end this year is Chia ignoring how 2 of his top 3 D last year were toast from the drop of the first puck, and have zero backup for Talbot if he struggled which he unfortunately did for the first 1-2 months of the year and all we had to back him up was someone that's worse than struggling Talbot. All that along with abysmal special teams.

Sek is probably the least likely to rebound, but we don't really have a choice but to hope it happens since he's locked in on this team.




This tweet from Jack Michaels is pretty devastating:

Quote:

Put another way, here’s some MVP candidates and their teams’ respective points % when they do NOT have a point...

Kopitar .477
Hall .444
Kucherov .441
Malkin .400
MacKinnon .368

McDavid .182


https://twitter.com/EdmontonJack/status/978396368141103105

I agree that the defence should be better next year, but the forward depth is nowhere near what it was in 16/17. Even ignoring the obvious deletions in Eberle, Pouliot and even Pitlick, but Letestu had 16 goals that year. Now, it's likely that he never would have reached that level again, but if the team wants to get back to the level they were at in 16/17, they've got to replace those goals somehow.


As of now, the place where we suck at goal scoring compared to last year is basically just the PP. Our goals for per 60 5v5 is actually up from last season. 6th in the NHL in 5v5 goals right now, and of course dead last in PP goals, tampa has more than double the PP goals we have.

If McLellan isn't an idiot, and keeps McDavid and Drai on separate lines and Nuge on the wing, we could end up scoring just as well at evens again next year as we did this year and last year. Bonus if Pulju can finally take that next step, or Chia finds a guy like Vanek to add some proper depth. But it's an absolute must that we fix these special teams next year. These guys are dumb if there isn't some kind of shakeup with this coaching staff to get some new ideas.

I'm surprised actually that we have scored as much as we have 5v5 this year. It is very largely due to McDavid of course, but almost all year we've been doing it with far far worse performance from our D than last season.

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Goose wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 13:46

Kr55 wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 08:51


If Talbot, Sek and Klef get back to their old selves, I think it's about the same. What killed us in the end this year is Chia ignoring how 2 of his top 3 D last year were toast from the drop of the first puck, and have zero backup for Talbot if he struggled which he unfortunately did for the first 1-2 months of the year and all we had to back him up was someone that's worse than struggling Talbot. All that along with abysmal special teams.

Sek is probably the least likely to rebound, but we don't really have a choice but to hope it happens since he's locked in on this team.




This tweet from Jack Michaels is pretty devastating:

Quote:

Put another way, here’s some MVP candidates and their teams’ respective points % when they do NOT have a point...

Kopitar .477
Hall .444
Kucherov .441
Malkin .400
MacKinnon .368

McDavid .182


https://twitter.com/EdmontonJack/status/978396368141103105

I agree that the defence should be better next year, but the forward depth is nowhere near what it was in 16/17. Even ignoring the obvious deletions in Eberle, Pouliot and even Pitlick, but Letestu had 16 goals that year. Now, it's likely that he never would have reached that level again, but if the team wants to get back to the level they were at in 16/17, they've got to replace those goals somehow.


Fun thing that happened in the last few weeks since McDavid has been on a tear - people are starting to talk about him for the Hart. Seeing a lot more of these articles (not just Edmonton media) about being in on by far the highest % of his team's goals, being in the running for the Richard and Art Ross, etc...

A lot of pundits I've heard seem to have it down to Mackinnon and McDavid as the front runners with Hall, Malkin, Kopitar, and Marchand as contenders.

I'm thinking this will be one of the closest races in years.



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Mike wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 14:06

Goose wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 13:46

Kr55 wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 08:51


If Talbot, Sek and Klef get back to their old selves, I think it's about the same. What killed us in the end this year is Chia ignoring how 2 of his top 3 D last year were toast from the drop of the first puck, and have zero backup for Talbot if he struggled which he unfortunately did for the first 1-2 months of the year and all we had to back him up was someone that's worse than struggling Talbot. All that along with abysmal special teams.

Sek is probably the least likely to rebound, but we don't really have a choice but to hope it happens since he's locked in on this team.




This tweet from Jack Michaels is pretty devastating:

Quote:

Put another way, here’s some MVP candidates and their teams’ respective points % when they do NOT have a point...

Kopitar .477
Hall .444
Kucherov .441
Malkin .400
MacKinnon .368

McDavid .182


https://twitter.com/EdmontonJack/status/978396368141103105

I agree that the defence should be better next year, but the forward depth is nowhere near what it was in 16/17. Even ignoring the obvious deletions in Eberle, Pouliot and even Pitlick, but Letestu had 16 goals that year. Now, it's likely that he never would have reached that level again, but if the team wants to get back to the level they were at in 16/17, they've got to replace those goals somehow.


Fun thing that happened in the last few weeks since McDavid has been on a tear - people are starting to talk about him for the Hart. Seeing a lot more of these articles (not just Edmonton media) about being in on by far the highest % of his team's goals, being in the running for the Richard and Art Ross, etc...

A lot of pundits I've heard seem to have it down to Mackinnon and McDavid as the front runners with Hall, Malkin, Kopitar, and Marchand as contenders.

I'm thinking this will be one of the closest races in years.


I may be wrong, but I don't really see McDavid cracking the top 3. I think most voters still operate with the requirement of the players team needing to be in the playoffs or just barely out, as much as Oilers fans are making a stink online about how it shouldn't be like that. And maybe it shouldn't, but still think it is.

Bet McDavid wins the Ted Lindsay though.



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Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:45

RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:06

Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.


I think the results do matter. The Oilers players keep talking about how bad this season has gone but keep alluding to it being a one off. I am sure that many fans will have a hard time believing it is a one off season and are skeptical about the roster. But if the players in their minds actually believe it is a one off year, then prove it. Finish strong, win as many games as you can.


That would be amazing if they all of a sudden picked up where 2017 left off, but the roster is just not the same.


I never said the roster was the same. All I said was the main players on the Oilers think this season was just a one off season and they will be back. I have no clue if that is true but if the players believe that, then put your money where your mouth is and have a strong finish. A strong finish doesn't mean it will translate to next year but it sure can't hurt.



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I just read from Reid Wilkins on twitter that for tonight's game, McLellan will not have PP units but will roll lines. Hmmm interesting. The PP has sucked all year yet the 5 on 5 has been pretty good. At this point, why not. Maybe when they load up for a PP unit they over think things. Last game, they went 3 forwards, 2 dmen and scored with Bear.


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RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 11:37

I just read from Reid Wilkins on twitter that for tonight's game, McLellan will not have PP units but will roll lines. Hmmm interesting. The PP has sucked all year yet the 5 on 5 has been pretty good. At this point, why not. Maybe when they load up for a PP unit they over think things. Last game, they went 3 forwards, 2 dmen and scored with Bear.


I think this makes sense for 2 reasons. 'Loading up' didn't generate results, obviously, and line combinations were messed up subsequent to the man advantage.



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Will be pretty damning on the coaches if "rolling the lines" produces at a better rate than powerplay units that have been practicing together all year.


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CrudeRemarks wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 11:45

Will be pretty damning on the coaches if "rolling the lines" produces at a better rate than powerplay units that have been practicing together all year.


I have to think that the staff, perhaps the entire staff, is on thin ice. Given this year's special teams performance which quite likely was a huge part of the difference between where they're at and probably sitting in a wild card position, and given what has to be seen as a real stubbornness to adapt in terms of special teams and player utilization/line combos, how can they be back after these abject failures?

Hard to say what the order of fallout will be. Will PC get a chance to rebuild his coaching staff before he's removed....would McLellan be retained and assistants be replaced? Would the Oilers retain the staff and remove PC? I think something's going to give, how much is anyone's guess.



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RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 11:16

Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:45

RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:06

Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.


I think the results do matter. The Oilers players keep talking about how bad this season has gone but keep alluding to it being a one off. I am sure that many fans will have a hard time believing it is a one off season and are skeptical about the roster. But if the players in their minds actually believe it is a one off year, then prove it. Finish strong, win as many games as you can.


That would be amazing if they all of a sudden picked up where 2017 left off, but the roster is just not the same.


I never said the roster was the same. All I said was the main players on the Oilers think this season was just a one off season and they will be back. I have no clue if that is true but if the players believe that, then put your money where your mouth is and have a strong finish. A strong finish doesn't mean it will translate to next year but it sure can't hurt.


It could hurt. Management could belive that they don't have much work to do, like last year. It could over inflate player confidence. It would hurt in a lot of ways.



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Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 12:08

RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 11:16

Magnum wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:45

RDOilerfan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:06

Rocksteady wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 09:01

I would like to see McDavid get 3 more points tonight. The results don't matter.

This is where we are at Oilers fans.


I think the results do matter. The Oilers players keep talking about how bad this season has gone but keep alluding to it being a one off. I am sure that many fans will have a hard time believing it is a one off season and are skeptical about the roster. But if the players in their minds actually believe it is a one off year, then prove it. Finish strong, win as many games as you can.


That would be amazing if they all of a sudden picked up where 2017 left off, but the roster is just not the same.


I never said the roster was the same. All I said was the main players on the Oilers think this season was just a one off season and they will be back. I have no clue if that is true but if the players believe that, then put your money where your mouth is and have a strong finish. A strong finish doesn't mean it will translate to next year but it sure can't hurt.


It could hurt. Management could belive that they don't have much work to do, like last year. It could over inflate player confidence. It would hurt in a lot of ways.



How do you think a strong finish will over inflate a players confidence? The Oilers were a 103 pt team and got screwed out of the Western finals last year. They were pegged to be one of the early season cup favorites. This year they will be what, 80 pt team and well back of the playoffs. The team grossly underachieved. The majority of the team had down years. What is there to be over confident about?

When it comes to management. I know most in here think they suck and they don't deserve to get a lot of fan faith but I don't think they are stupid enough to think that a 15 game stretch means they have no work to with the roster. What I think it does do is stop them from doing something drastic. 2 months ago it was a lock that Nuge was gone with many of us thinking they needed a winger for McDavid. With the Oilers strong play and Nuge finding chemistry with McDavid, I do not think they need to blow their brains out for a top 6 winger. I could see some changes to the mix with adding some different type of players and more depth. But I don't see them subtracting from the main guys on this roster to do it which I think is a good thing.



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McLellan says they will roll regular lines on the PP tonight rather than having PP units.



So we don't need Woodcroft anymore?



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McLellan says they will roll regular lines on the PP tonight rather than having PP units.



So we don't need Woodcroft anymore?


I think they just gave up on Woodcroft.



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McLellan says they will roll regular lines on the PP tonight rather than having PP units.



So we don't need Woodcroft anymore?


Do any other teams do this? Is this anther re-invent the wheel sort of a thing? Assume McDavid/Nuge/Rattie will be a lone tonight then... is he changing it up so Lucic and Draisaitl are on the same line? How could he not give PP time to Lucic??



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OilMJMOil wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 15:03

... is he changing it up so Lucic and Draisaitl are on the same line? How could he not give PP time to Lucic??


....apparently Lucic will be on the third line (Strome, Puljujarvi)....Pakarinen out, Kassian in...

https://www.nhl.com/oilers/news/morning-skate-report-oilers- vs-blue-jackets/c-297343766?tid=282301100

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GabbyDugan wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 15:35

OilMJMOil wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 15:03

... is he changing it up so Lucic and Draisaitl are on the same line? How could he not give PP time to Lucic??


....apparently Lucic will be on the third line (Strome, Puljujarvi)....Pakarinen out, Kassian in...

https://www.nhl.com/oilers/news/morning-skate-report-oilers- vs-blue-jackets/c-297343766?tid=282301100

...Adam Larsson Oiler nominee for Masterton...

https://www.tsn.ca/masterton-trophy-nominees-revealed-1.1039 198



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Resale prices for tonights game are very high. Whats going on?


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NetBOG wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 16:36

Resale prices for tonights game are very high. Whats going on?


McDavid effect?



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Kr55 wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 16:45

NetBOG wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 16:36

Resale prices for tonights game are very high. Whats going on?


McDavid effect?


There is a sucker born ever 0.8 minutes in Edmonton?



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NetBOG wrote on Tue, 27 March 2018 16:36

Resale prices for tonights game are very high. Whats going on?


McDavid effect?


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