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01-18-2014, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by rosemount289 View Post
I was not against the hire of Eakins............but I have to agree with the majority......... the team is playing like a bunch of novices (seven year olds)......all they do is chase the puck and have no defensive position whatever!

I cannot blame the Oilers goaltending on today's game.......the Jets had point blank chances in front of the net minder. Where was the defense?

MacT big bold move will be if he has the guts to fire Eakins next year if the team does not show a big improvement!
I honestly don't know if anything is going to change as long as these athletes continue to run this team. It doesn't always work and when it does, it's usually when they've surrounded themselves with great scouts, assts, etc. this team doesn't have a lot of that. It's why I always stress they need at least two more great hockey evaluators like Waddell or Barnett.

As for Eakins, I'm guessing we'll see Mactavish on the bench pretty soon. After the break maybe??

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