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11-09-2012, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Moneypuck View Post
Edmonton also needs an on ice leader. A kid who'll lead by example, he works the hardest and sees results during the games. They need to practice at gamepace, not at 90% like virtually all of the current group. How many times have we seen the Oilers opponents let then stick around till the third period, then they turn it up a notch and leave Rexall with 2 pts. It's no surprise they can't match them during games with their current practice habits.
Part of that problem is guys like Smyth, Horcoff and Hemsky. They are the issue for a culture change IMHO.

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