Oilers and Gagner working on extension: [UPD: Elected Arbitration]
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06-29-2013, 12:49 AM
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I don't have a problem with him covering the point on the pk. Ask him to cover a guy down low at even strength on the other hand...
How many of our forwards are adept at that and where are the D, and why are they vacating the area of the net so often when this nature of thing is occurring?
One of the specific problems Gagner has is linemates that don't provide much puck support in own zone when we do momentarily possess it. Yak and Hemmer(and this for his career) haven't always been that adept at own zone play. You can't just look at the one player in isolation.
If the Oilers thought gagner was so horrible in ownzone would they spend so many years with him tutoring raw rookies and now giving him PK assignment?
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