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03-02-2014, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by oilphan View Post
Eakins loves these low scoring games and is coaching for them. Then he complains that we are not scoring enough. Idiot. Look at the team you have.
more to the point Eakins complaining about the Oilers not scoring screwed up the entire topsix in the Minny game and put out lines I would never put out because Hemsky doesn't have chemistry with Gagner, ever, and Yak doesn't have it with Nuge and Hall.
He then buries Perron on the 3rd line.

Results in the Oil getting shutout.

Next game he puts Perron with second line, where there has been some chemistry, and Perron scores.
But why your best goal scorer and pretty clearly the best forward was playing on the 3rd line is anybodies guess.

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