Thread: Speculation: What must Edmonton do
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03-07-2013, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by sal00 View Post
The last time when the Oilers got somewhat close to the cup they did not have a bunch of top end offensive talent, they were more like a Phoenix system riding with a hot (but above avg) goalie but with stud D (Pronger). They had a lot of supporting cast in depth that helped glued the team together (Peca, Samsonov, a young Stoll, etc) Perhaps like what others said, instead of front loaded everything on the wing, they need to part one or two of those pieces and build a two way team that can grind teams down in close games (kinda like St Louis and LA) with scoring upsides.

tl;dr : Oilers need a stud all around D somehow (Seth Jones maybe?)
Yeah another 1st overall is just what they need.

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