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02-12-2013, 12:46 AM
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Originally Posted by belair View Post
I think that was a realistic plan, but a 48-game season alters that. A team suffering detrimental injuries is even more likely to stumble in the standings this season, which makes it possible for one or two teams to sneak in.

All it takes is a good run and you're in IMO.

Mind you, if the Oilers continue to play like they did vs Columbus, you can kiss any thought of the playoffs goodbye.
I agree, I personally expected the team to do well In a short season because of how young they are. But I'm pretty happy that although the team hasn't even come close to hitting its stride, they're still near a playoff position. I've also been impressed by players like Dubnyk, Gagner and Hemsky, which is good because you can't ride three 20 year olds.

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