Break it Down! – Defense (2012/13 Edition)

By , January 17, 2013 7:26 pm
Yeah, and people don't like to see fighting anymore right...

Yeah, and people don’t like to see fighting anymore right…

Continuing on with my series of posts that break down the Oiler’s different areas, today we look at the defense.

This will be the problem area for your 2012/13 Edmonton Oilers folks (actually, just 2013 Edmonton Oilers, but still). We might see some issues with the goaltending (but that’s for another post), but really I think any issues the Oilers have not only this year but going forward sit on this group.
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Break It Down! – Forwards (2012/13 Edition)

By , January 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Big year coming?

Big year coming?


Well shit…I suppose I should get this done and out there.

Again, much like I did last year, I am going to do a series of posts discussing the team and how I think they will do in the coming year. Reading musts is Lowetide and his breakdown of each player, and big props to Behind the Net and Capgeek for all of my stats/salary info.

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Monday Morning Standings – I assure you, we are still open Edition

By , November 22, 2012 11:38 am
We suck.. sorry.. the hockey lockout has killed our desire to make posts.

We suck.. sorry.. the hockey lockout has killed our desire to make posts.

Since it’s been a while lets take a look-see at what has happened in the last little bit.

No NHL hockey. That’s what fucking happened. Unfortunately it seems that I really don’t give a shit, which is probably the worst thing for the NHL to hear as I’m sure I’m not the only one.

But for real, I have found myself not caring in the slightest (which you can probably tell from the flood of posting going on here). I have discovered that between my beer league and the WHL, I am perfectly content hockey-wise. Don’t even watch the AHL.
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Hall signs new deal

By , August 22, 2012 11:47 am

As per twitter Hall signed a new 7 year 6 million per deal. We are currently at lunch and doing this on a phone so more details when we return to work.

Lets get a defibrillator running…

By , August 15, 2012 2:19 pm

Sinclair making Solo her bitch


Despite what anyone may think, we are indeed still alive and kicking in this little corner of the internerd. Unfortunately, it is the worst part of the year for hockey so there really isn’t much to say.

That said, there have been a couple items that popped up lately, so lets give them a little looksie and banter pointlessly about them in order to occupy ourselves until something real happens.

Hall and Eberle Extensions
Apparently the Oilers are looking into extending both Hall and Eberle to extensions in the near future (Omark also hasn’t signed his QO, but that’s a footnote). There was some discussion of Kane/Toews, Skinner and Tavares as comparables. Basically anywhere from 5.5 to 6.5 per, over 5-6 years.
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