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09-05-2013, 12:11 PM
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Whats funny is that after failing Oiler management decided to publically announce that they were rebuilding (after they failed at putting together a competitive team) right around the time they looked to be drafting 1st overall.
Calgary sold most of its veteran players last season which made it clear (based on their actions) that they were rebuilding. No public announcement before the fact. So yes Calgary is rebuilding starting this year.
Instead Feaster decided to go on the radio and blast the Oilers and announce he would never be part of a rebuild.
If we're counting 2007-2009 as rebuilding years for the Oilers (they're not), then count 2010-2013 for Calgary. Just because a team missed the playoffs doesn't mean they are rebuilding. Look at 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, and even half of the 2009-10 season and find any moves the Oilers made that were done with a rebuild in mind.
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