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11-02-2013, 12:01 AM
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Originally Posted by CupofOil View Post
It's only one of many reasons why the Oilers are last in the west. As I said before, they had good goaltending and still lost the last 2 games.
I don't disagree with a lot of what you're saying but my point is that the Oilers need more than just a goaltender to fix this mess.

You dismissed any possible dealings with Philly just because they don't have a goaltender but the fact remains that they have some players that the Oilers can really use and with Holmgren looking for a shakeup of some sort to save his job, it's a prime opportunity for MacT to pounce.
The goaltending will have to be addressed as well of course but it's just one of many issues that ails this team.
I agree with this point. I just think that the first deal they should make is for a good goalie. Build from the net out, as they say.

And honestly, not a lot of what Philly has appeals to me. Simmonds would be a great add but fat chance Philly gets rid of him. If we can bend Holmgren over then go for it...

The things Philly fans say about Coburn raise a few red flags too.

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