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10-22-2013, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by jadeddog View Post
The Flames are likely going to finish ahead of us, which is something I never though I'd say this year. They are *clearly* the more complete team right now, and its not even close. This Oilers team is the worst Oilers team I've ever seen, and I'm including all the teams the finished last. Just no composure to their game, look like they have no idea what they are doing on most nights. The Oilers are just a terrible, terrible, terrible hockey team. The Flames don't have any skill, but they are a much better hockey *team* right now.
The Oilers managed a win against the Habs but they looked very sloppy.
I lost count of how many puck battles they lost and they look confused in their own end more often than not.

The confusion may be as a result of the poor systems play but losing puck battles is a product of will and determination.

Lars Eller was right...the Oilers do look like a Junior team most nights in terms of the lack of structure.

Structure and determination are qualities the Flames have in spades.
They are a much tougher team to play against at this point.

Hopefully that changes...sooner rather than later.

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