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04-22-2013, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by jadeddog View Post
i don't always agree with staples, but he is pretty spot on in this article.... the 10 players he mentioned are clearly, by stat and by eye, the worst players on the team... the group of 8 are also the players that should be looked at for trades, as they are not terrible players and will some at least some trading value.... hemsky + our 1st rounder may land us a top-pairing defenceman for example
The sheer number of players needed to become a cup contending team is ridiculous. That is where management has been a complete failure. The Oilers have not added a single player through trade or free agency that can be considered a core player going forward, other than Justin Schultz.

That is not building a team. That is sitting on you ass doing ****-all. That is why I believe the whole management team should have been part of the "house cleaning."

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