Archive | February, 2013

Game 19: Oilers @ Stars

28 Feb

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The Oilers can also trace their last Win in Dallas to the 19th century

It’s a good news bad news kind of week as far as the Oilers are concerned with Dallas. They did the Oil a huge favour by giving away their leading scorer for the lifeless body of Erik Cole, but then they activated Lehtonen from the IR in time for tonight’s match.

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Ryder for Cole. Montreal is Rebuilding All Wrong

26 Feb

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Do anything you want to the Girl, just dont hurt me

Montreal finished one spot in the NHL behind the Oilers last year, Last in the East, and drafted 3rd Overall. Today they sit 1st in the East and their GM just committed Highway Robbery in a mid-season Trade.

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What year of the Rebuild are we in again?

26 Feb

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2013, in the 3rd year of the rebui…wait…3rd year?

After the Oilers recent struggles the mainstream media guys have been quick to point out that the Oilers are still young and inexperienced (right) because they are only in the 3rd year of their rebuild (wrong).

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Game 18: Oilers @ Blackhawks

25 Feb

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Blackhawks Team Photo

The Oilers will have to weather their Oscar Party hangovers and try not to be the Silver Linings Playbook to Chicago’s Argo. (Sorry) Continue reading

Game 17: Coyotes @ Oilers

23 Feb

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Hall tried to make a physical play but it quickly became dangerous

The Oilers are taking on the Phoenix Coyotes this afternoon without one of their most dynamic young stars. Hall is out for 2 games after laying a dangerous hit on Cal Clutterbuck and getting a call from NHL Disciplinarian Brendan Shannahan.

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Dad

21 Feb

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I am afraid of heights, but the old guy never was

It has been one year since my father died. Not everything is resolved, not everything has healed, not everything seems normal.

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Game 16: Wild @ Oilers

21 Feb

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I drafted this Your Name kid in my keeper League, he’s gonna be an All-Star one day

This particular GDB will likely be a little brief because I have something else on my mind today, but I will do my best. Continue reading