Thread: Speculation: Re-alignment
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02-26-2013, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Fistfullofbeer View Post
What concerns me about the Oilers is their speed. They could possibly skate in circles around us. They have been getting better for the last few years and a little improvement in their D could make them better than us.

I guess my confidence level with the team right now is about as low as the players in themselves. I dont trust them to beat any NHL level team right now.
Edmonton has had the same issues for a long time (90s). The best to which they could aspire is bubble team. They have no idea on dmen, not even close. Their later round drafting/development is the definition of fail. One of the few teams with a top 5 pick that completely failed (Bonsignore). MacT was their best ever coach and he was of the dime a dozen variety. Perfect storm for the cup run with Pronger plus some outstanding reclamation projects which was immediately blown up.

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