Oilers re-assign forward Mark Arcobello to OKC (Feb. 7th)
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02-05-2013, 05:25 PM
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What message does it send to demote the guy who has probably played better than any other forward on our team, and appears to have chemistry with Yakupov? If anything, Gagner should be promoted to the top line with Hall/Eberle. Putting Gagner between Smyth and Petrell is pretty much saying "hey Gags, nice point streak you got going there, now we'd like you to stop doing all this and go back to being a 0.6 ppg player".
Exactly. With a side dish of "hey Gagner, WTF you doing being over PPG? We just gave you a one year contract and now have to renegotiate, so enjoy playing with 3rd line for awhile, sucks to be you, haha."
What a clown outfit this org is. A player is successful and its time to demote. Quick!
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