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03-23-2013, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by mactforcoach View Post
The Oilers need to come out fast and get the lead or the Blues will slowly wear them down with there size. The Blues like to lean on the opposition with the heavy bodies they have and our smaller young guys won't last long with that style of game. However if we can jump to a 2 goal lead early it forces Hitchcock to open things up a bit which will play right into the Oilers hands.
3-1 Oilers.
Yeah if this goes into the later rounds the big guy is just going to lean on em early and wear em down. The boxing analogy is so strong in this matchup. With us probably on the wrong side of the under card. Hopefully we get off at the bell and end it early.

I dunno, I don't see a win here but its why they play the games. That said if the Oilers manage to beat STL one or two times in the upcoming matchups then I wonder why they don't show up vs some of the more manageable teams.

I would say that STL, and LA should be the hardest teams we ever play. These are our hardest matchups.

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