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10-21-2013, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by shogun99 View Post
It doesn't matter to me that we traded for a bunch of UFA's, the 2006 cup run was a special time for the entire city. It helped usher in a whole new wave of Oiler fans, plus what guy didn't like "shirts off for Horcoff." In reality the only asset that we lost of any significance was the outside chance we'd draft Lucic in the 2nd round.
Not really. We barely even made the playoffs that year. The cinderella run was more fluke than by design.

Edmonton was a pariah for years after that. Still is really. We cant attract good veteran players. They invoke their nmc's and ntc's. That is why Mr six rings decided to ride the suck for picks after the Heatley debacle and the resulting season of crap.

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