Thread: Proposal: Oilers Nashville
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12-05-2012, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by lakai17 View Post
no one gave up on Gagner, imagine the points he'll be getting now with the 2nd line wingers he has to play with in Edmonton today.
I alway liked Gagner , But points do not tell the whole story , 40 to 50 points a year #2 center , weak in the circle , not a great two way player , he has improved , Not physical enough , will fight and beat up the other guys fists with his face . WE have skill we need to get tougher to play against now ,. Forget the skill in the next few drafts . Focus on team d and toughness and maybe add a high end goalie prospect .

I have been an Oiler fan since they came into the NHL and this is the least physical team we have ever had . If we some how had the 1st Over all pick this year ,it would be best to take Seth Jones , trade some prospects and Gagner for a good 2 C . Seth is like a young Pronger that can grow with our team and be a true number one time we are ready to contend for a cup .
All our high end talent means nothing with out a good physical bottom 6 , a real real Good defence and a high end Goalie .

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