Thread: Post-Game Talk: Oilers lose 4-3 in SO
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03-21-2013, 01:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Sheikyerbouti View Post
Issues like an inexperienced line-up. We are doing better this year than any year since the cup run of not folding. We've given some away but we've stole some comebacks. It's getting better and we are almost in reach of a playoff spot. If someone had prognosticated this spot at the beginning of the year it would have been deemed acceptable.
To be fair, the Oilers did finish 9th in the conference in 2007-08 and were mathematically eliminated only in game 81 and still managed to mathematically eliminate Vancouver in game 82.

The following season, the Oilers were actually in a playoff spot with 11 games remaining (... which they promptly squandered... so I guess you could say they just folded).

EDIT: And yes, the team this year is doing way better than the last three.

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