Thread: Speculation: Edmontons 2012 pick
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06-07-2011, 11:28 PM
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Originally Posted by MrForever View Post
I can't imagine why you think that. The only reason the Oilers will look better next year is based solely around how terrible some other teams are going to be. Putting a 'big' free agent signing aside, this team is not an improvement over last year's team.

-Sophomore Slumps
-Still weak on D
-Faceoff and PK needs probably won't be addressed unless we sign Laich or something
-Lack of TOUGHNESS
-1st overall won't make an impact, will play in juniors.
I think toughness and faceoffs/pk are things that can be addressed, how pessimistic you are about that happening is up to you and I'm not going to try to change your opinion on management. I also think RNH will have a pretty substantial impact, but again I'm not going to be able to change your mind about that.

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