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07-15-2012, 12:07 AM
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Hall - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
Hemsky - Gagner - Yakupov
Smyth - Horcoff - Paajarvi
Eager - Belanger - Jones

Smid - Petry
Schultz - Schultz
Whitney - Sutton


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07-15-2012, 12:37 AM
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LINE 1: Smyth - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
LINE 2: Hall - Gagner - Paajarvi
LINE 3: Hemsky - Horcoff - Yakupov
LINE 4: Eager - Belanger - Jones
XTRAS: Petrell, Hordichuk

PAIR 1: Smid - Petry
PAIR 2: Whitney - J. Schultz
PAIR 3: N. Schultz - Sutton
XTRAS: Peckham

STARTER: Dubnyk
BACKUP: Khabibulin

I think the D pairings and goalies are pretty obvious. The first three lines you can make numerous possibilities but I went with these because they're the most balanced. The way I put it together was Nuge and Eberle together, Hall and Gagner together and Hemsky and Yakupov together due to game styles and chemistry. I threw Smyth, Paajarvi and Horcoff in the wholes. Smyth goes on the top line instead of Paajarvi because Magnus can play the right side while Smyth can't really, plus he's had chemistry with Nuge and Ebs.
I don't believe Smyth can play first line minutes anymore. He belongs on the third line nowadays. I would switch him out with Hemsky.

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what is the over under we will get this thread atleast once a week--I think this makes 2 so far this off season--last off season it was 10

I say we will have this thread 8 to 12 times before training camp --next one will be in ten days after the first round, then on July 2nd

until we know who we have it is too early to guess
You were totally wrong!

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LINE 1: Smyth - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
LINE 2: Hall - Gagner - Paajarvi
LINE 3: Hemsky - Horcoff - Yakupov
LINE 4: Eager - Belanger - Jones
XTRAS: Petrell, Hordichuk

PAIR 1: Smid - Petry
PAIR 2: Whitney - J. Schultz
PAIR 3: N. Schultz - Sutton
XTRAS: Peckham

STARTER: Dubnyk
BACKUP: Khabibulin

I think the D pairings and goalies are pretty obvious. The first three lines you can make numerous possibilities but I went with these because they're the most balanced. The way I put it together was Nuge and Eberle together, Hall and Gagner together and Hemsky and Yakupov together due to game styles and chemistry. I threw Smyth, Paajarvi and Horcoff in the wholes. Smyth goes on the top line instead of Paajarvi because Magnus can play the right side while Smyth can't really, plus he's had chemistry with Nuge and Ebs.
Except the fast the Kreuger said that the Schultz's will play together...

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Hall (40G/35A/75pts) - Gagner (20G/50A/70pts) - Hemsky (25G/60A/85pts)
Line 1A, Hall provides the finish and forecheck. Gagner provides the offense smarts (breakout year). Hemsky provides the veteran leadership and passes to the guns

Pajaarvi (25G/25A/50pts) - Nugent-Hopkins (25G/55A/80pts) - Eberle (40G/45A/85pts)
Line 1B, Pajaarvi gets back on track and provides the speed, puck retrieval and strong defensive responsibility. Nuge is the skill and passes. Eberle is the finisher

Smyth (20G/30A/50pts) - Horcoff (10G/35A/45pts) - Yakupov (35G/20A/55pts)
Smyth provides the net presence and veteran mentorship. Horcoff provides the solid defence. Yakupov is the offense. Having both Smyth and Horcoff on the same line is to mentor Yakupov. Both Smyth and Horcoff provides the defensive awareness that the young rookie may not have.

Hartikainen (15G/20A/35pts) - Belanger (10G/25A/35pts) - Eager (10G/10A/20pts)
The energy line. With Eager and Hordichuck providing some crust. Hartikainen will be learning the forecheck but will get some time on the PP as the net presence. Belanger has a bounce back season.
Hordichuck (5G/10A/15pts), Petrell (10G/10A/20pts)

Scoring from three lines with veteran presence on each line.


Petry (10G/30A/40pts) - Smid (5G/10A/15pts)
Great pairing last year and Petry will have a breakout year as he will quietly put up numbers without juicy PP minutes. Smid will provide the defensive responsibility.

J.Schultz (15G/35A/50pts) - N.Schultz (5G/15A/20pts)
Schultz the elder will provide the safety net while Schultz the younger will provide the offense. Younger Schultz will score a lot on the PP with soft minutes.

Whitney (10G/30A/40pts) - Sutton (5G/15A/20pts)
Whitney will have a good year playing a scaled back role so that his ankle can heal but towards the end sees more ice time. Sutton provides the crust needed.

Teubert (1G/10A/11pts)
Provides the big body presence when Sutton is serving his suspensions.

Overall a balance defense similar to the model used in LA. A puck mover paired with a defensive specialist.


Dubnyk (0.920SV/2.5GA)
Khabibulin (0.900SV/3.5GA)

Dubnyk with have most of the starts with a few going to Khabibulin. Its the role reversal from two years ago.

Oilers finish 3rd in the division and sneaks in as the 8th place team.

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Hall (40G/35A/75pts) - Gagner (20G/50A/70pts) - Hemsky (25G/60A/85pts)
Line 1A, Hall provides the finish and forecheck. Gagner provides the offense smarts (breakout year). Hemsky provides the veteran leadership and passes to the guns

Pajaarvi (25G/25A/50pts) - Nugent-Hopkins (25G/55A/80pts) - Eberle (40G/45A/85pts)
Line 1B, Pajaarvi gets back on track and provides the speed, puck retrieval and strong defensive responsibility. Nuge is the skill and passes. Eberle is the finisher

Smyth (20G/30A/50pts) - Horcoff (10G/35A/45pts) - Yakupov (35G/20A/55pts)
Smyth provides the net presence and veteran mentorship. Horcoff provides the solid defence. Yakupov is the offense. Having both Smyth and Horcoff on the same line is to mentor Yakupov. Both Smyth and Horcoff provides the defensive awareness that the young rookie may not have.

Hartikainen (15G/20A/35pts) - Belanger (10G/25A/35pts) - Eager (10G/10A/20pts)
The energy line. With Eager and Hordichuck providing some crust. Hartikainen will be learning the forecheck but will get some time on the PP as the net presence. Belanger has a bounce back season.
Hordichuck (5G/10A/15pts), Petrell (10G/10A/20pts)

Scoring from three lines with veteran presence on each line.


Petry (10G/30A/40pts) - Smid (5G/10A/15pts)
Great pairing last year and Petry will have a breakout year as he will quietly put up numbers without juicy PP minutes. Smid will provide the defensive responsibility.

J.Schultz (15G/35A/50pts) - N.Schultz (5G/15A/20pts)
Schultz the elder will provide the safety net while Schultz the younger will provide the offense. Younger Schultz will score a lot on the PP with soft minutes.

Whitney (10G/30A/40pts) - Sutton (5G/15A/20pts)
Whitney will have a good year playing a scaled back role so that his ankle can heal but towards the end sees more ice time. Sutton provides the crust needed.

Teubert (1G/10A/11pts)
Provides the big body presence when Sutton is serving his suspensions.

Overall a balance defense similar to the model used in LA. A puck mover paired with a defensive specialist.


Dubnyk (0.920SV/2.5GA)
Khabibulin (0.900SV/3.5GA)

Dubnyk with have most of the starts with a few going to Khabibulin. Its the role reversal from two years ago.

Oilers finish 3rd in the division and sneaks in as the 8th place team.

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If everyone got the numbers you projected then we'd be the best team in the league...

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Hall (40G/35A/75pts) - Gagner (20G/50A/70pts) - Hemsky (25G/60A/85pts)
Line 1A, Hall provides the finish and forecheck. Gagner provides the offense smarts (breakout year). Hemsky provides the veteran leadership and passes to the guns

Pajaarvi (25G/25A/50pts) - Nugent-Hopkins (25G/55A/80pts) - Eberle (40G/45A/85pts)
Line 1B, Pajaarvi gets back on track and provides the speed, puck retrieval and strong defensive responsibility. Nuge is the skill and passes. Eberle is the finisher

Smyth (20G/30A/50pts) - Horcoff (10G/35A/45pts) - Yakupov (35G/20A/55pts)
Smyth provides the net presence and veteran mentorship. Horcoff provides the solid defence. Yakupov is the offense. Having both Smyth and Horcoff on the same line is to mentor Yakupov. Both Smyth and Horcoff provides the defensive awareness that the young rookie may not have.

Hartikainen (15G/20A/35pts) - Belanger (10G/25A/35pts) - Eager (10G/10A/20pts)
The energy line. With Eager and Hordichuck providing some crust. Hartikainen will be learning the forecheck but will get some time on the PP as the net presence. Belanger has a bounce back season.
Hordichuck (5G/10A/15pts), Petrell (10G/10A/20pts)

Scoring from three lines with veteran presence on each line.


Petry (10G/30A/40pts) - Smid (5G/10A/15pts)
Great pairing last year and Petry will have a breakout year as he will quietly put up numbers without juicy PP minutes. Smid will provide the defensive responsibility.

J.Schultz (15G/35A/50pts) - N.Schultz (5G/15A/20pts)
Schultz the elder will provide the safety net while Schultz the younger will provide the offense. Younger Schultz will score a lot on the PP with soft minutes.

Whitney (10G/30A/40pts) - Sutton (5G/15A/20pts)
Whitney will have a good year playing a scaled back role so that his ankle can heal but towards the end sees more ice time. Sutton provides the crust needed.

Teubert (1G/10A/11pts)
Provides the big body presence when Sutton is serving his suspensions.

Overall a balance defense similar to the model used in LA. A puck mover paired with a defensive specialist.


Dubnyk (0.920SV/2.5GA)
Khabibulin (0.900SV/3.5GA)

Dubnyk with have most of the starts with a few going to Khabibulin. Its the role reversal from two years ago.

Oilers finish 3rd in the division and sneaks in as the 8th place team.

GXL
More like we win the President's Trophy...

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Yeah, I'm surprised that a team that will score 300+ goals this year is only good for 3rd in their division.

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Hall (40G/35A/75pts) - Gagner (20G/50A/70pts) - Hemsky (25G/60A/85pts)
Line 1A, Hall provides the finish and forecheck. Gagner provides the offense smarts (breakout year). Hemsky provides the veteran leadership and passes to the guns

Pajaarvi (25G/25A/50pts) - Nugent-Hopkins (25G/55A/80pts) - Eberle (40G/45A/85pts)
Line 1B, Pajaarvi gets back on track and provides the speed, puck retrieval and strong defensive responsibility. Nuge is the skill and passes. Eberle is the finisher

Smyth (20G/30A/50pts) - Horcoff (10G/35A/45pts) - Yakupov (35G/20A/55pts)
Smyth provides the net presence and veteran mentorship. Horcoff provides the solid defence. Yakupov is the offense. Having both Smyth and Horcoff on the same line is to mentor Yakupov. Both Smyth and Horcoff provides the defensive awareness that the young rookie may not have.

Hartikainen (15G/20A/35pts) - Belanger (10G/25A/35pts) - Eager (10G/10A/20pts)
The energy line. With Eager and Hordichuck providing some crust. Hartikainen will be learning the forecheck but will get some time on the PP as the net presence. Belanger has a bounce back season.
Hordichuck (5G/10A/15pts), Petrell (10G/10A/20pts)

Scoring from three lines with veteran presence on each line.


Petry (10G/30A/40pts) - Smid (5G/10A/15pts)
Great pairing last year and Petry will have a breakout year as he will quietly put up numbers without juicy PP minutes. Smid will provide the defensive responsibility.

J.Schultz (15G/35A/50pts) - N.Schultz (5G/15A/20pts)
Schultz the elder will provide the safety net while Schultz the younger will provide the offense. Younger Schultz will score a lot on the PP with soft minutes.

Whitney (10G/30A/40pts) - Sutton (5G/15A/20pts)
Whitney will have a good year playing a scaled back role so that his ankle can heal but towards the end sees more ice time. Sutton provides the crust needed.

Teubert (1G/10A/11pts)
Provides the big body presence when Sutton is serving his suspensions.

Overall a balance defense similar to the model used in LA. A puck mover paired with a defensive specialist.


Dubnyk (0.920SV/2.5GA)
Khabibulin (0.900SV/3.5GA)

Dubnyk with have most of the starts with a few going to Khabibulin. Its the role reversal from two years ago.

Oilers finish 3rd in the division and sneaks in as the 8th place team.

GXL
I agree with the lines, but not the point totals. I'd say:
Hall: 60-65
Gagner: 55-60
Hemsky: 50-55
Paajarvi: 35-40
RNH: 80-85
Eberle: 80-85
Smyth: 30-35
Horcoff: 25-30
Yakupov: 45-50
Hartikainen: 20-25 (if he gets power play time and fulfills a Holmstrom-like role)
Belanger: 20-25
Eager: 15-20

Petry: 35-40
Smid: 15-20
N. Schultz: 10-15
J. Schultz: 30-35
Whitney: who knows? Depending on his injury, he could have anywhere from 5 to 50 points
Sutton: 5-10

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In Gorillazxl proposal, Edmonton would be the highest scoring team since lockout by far, and actually I think the whole millenium. Not bad.

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Hall - Hops - Ebs (Next Alfy Spezza Heats)
Yak - Belanger - Hemmer (Yak and Hemmer to be our best 1-2 punch / Yak with the snipe and Hems with the scope)
Mags - Gags - Harty (Unpredictable line - hard to match after opposing team uses #1 and 2 shut down lines for our top 2 lines)
Jones - Horc - Petrell (Shut it down)
Eags as backer

N. Shultz - Petry (Will be amazing duo complimenting each others various skills)
Smid - Klefbom (Fireworks)
J. Shultz - Fedun (Future #1 D line)

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Hall - Hops - Ebs (Next Alfy Spezza Heats)
Yak - Belanger - Hemmer (Yak and Hemmer to be our best 1-2 punch / Yak with the snipe and Hems with the scope)
Mags - Gags - Harty (Unpredictable line - hard to match after opposing team uses #1 and 2 shut down lines for our top 2 lines)
Jones - Horc - Petrell (Shut it down)
Eags as backer

N. Shultz - Petry (Will be amazing duo complimenting each others various skills)
Smid - Klefbom (Fireworks)
J. Shultz - Fedun (Future #1 D line)
If Belanger is centreing a second line of Yakupov and Hemsky there will be a lot of keyboard to face related deaths on these boards:


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Hall (40G/35A/75pts) - Gagner (20G/50A/70pts) - Hemsky (25G/60A/85pts)
Line 1A, Hall provides the finish and forecheck. Gagner provides the offense smarts (breakout year). Hemsky provides the veteran leadership and passes to the guns

Pajaarvi (25G/25A/50pts) - Nugent-Hopkins (25G/55A/80pts) - Eberle (40G/45A/85pts)
Line 1B, Pajaarvi gets back on track and provides the speed, puck retrieval and strong defensive responsibility. Nuge is the skill and passes. Eberle is the finisher

Smyth (20G/30A/50pts) - Horcoff (10G/35A/45pts) - Yakupov (35G/20A/55pts)
Smyth provides the net presence and veteran mentorship. Horcoff provides the solid defence. Yakupov is the offense. Having both Smyth and Horcoff on the same line is to mentor Yakupov. Both Smyth and Horcoff provides the defensive awareness that the young rookie may not have.

Hartikainen (15G/20A/35pts) - Belanger (10G/25A/35pts) - Eager (10G/10A/20pts)
The energy line. With Eager and Hordichuck providing some crust. Hartikainen will be learning the forecheck but will get some time on the PP as the net presence. Belanger has a bounce back season.
Hordichuck (5G/10A/15pts), Petrell (10G/10A/20pts)

Scoring from three lines with veteran presence on each line.


Petry (10G/30A/40pts) - Smid (5G/10A/15pts)
Great pairing last year and Petry will have a breakout year as he will quietly put up numbers without juicy PP minutes. Smid will provide the defensive responsibility.

J.Schultz (15G/35A/50pts) - N.Schultz (5G/15A/20pts)
Schultz the elder will provide the safety net while Schultz the younger will provide the offense. Younger Schultz will score a lot on the PP with soft minutes.

Whitney (10G/30A/40pts) - Sutton (5G/15A/20pts)
Whitney will have a good year playing a scaled back role so that his ankle can heal but towards the end sees more ice time. Sutton provides the crust needed.

Teubert (1G/10A/11pts)
Provides the big body presence when Sutton is serving his suspensions.

Overall a balance defense similar to the model used in LA. A puck mover paired with a defensive specialist.


Dubnyk (0.920SV/2.5GA)
Khabibulin (0.900SV/3.5GA)

Dubnyk with have most of the starts with a few going to Khabibulin. Its the role reversal from two years ago.

Oilers finish 3rd in the division and sneaks in as the 8th place team.

GXL
You have us scoring 326 goals, that is 8 more than the '10 capitals who won the Presidents. That's pretty crazy. Overall, it's not a bad post, but having a 30+ goal scorer on your third line is a bit unrealistic.

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Hemsky RNH Eberle (I think hemsky played on their LW a bit at the end of last season)
Hall Gagner Yakupov (Gagner with a one shot scorer like yakupov could be interesting)
Smyth Horcoff Jones (Showed a bit of chemistry last year
Eager Belanger Petrell

Hordichuck

If gagner were to get traded and we tried hall at center, i'd replace hemsky with Paajarvi and move hemsky down to play with hall and yakupov.

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Hall - RNH - Eberle (Hall scores, RNH passes, Eberle is the powerforward)
Yakupov - Gagner - Hemsky (scoring line 2)
Smyth - Horcoff - Jones (veteran line)
Eager - Belanger - Petrell (checking unit)


Smid - Petry (not very good 1st)
Whitney - J. Schultz (one offence one defence)
N. Schultz - Potter (people act like potter sucks)

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Hall-Hopkins-Eberle (scoring 1)
Hemsky-Gagner-Yakupov (scoring 2)
Smyth-Belanger-Horcoff (vet line)
Eager/Hartikainen-Petrell/VV-Jones (hitting line)
Hordichuk

Whitney-Petry (if Whitney can keep his legs moving)
Smid-N.Schultz (ridiculous shut down pair)
UFA/Trade/Peckham/Potter/Fedun/Teubert/Sutton-J.Schultz (possibly good, possibly terrible)


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Hey Oil fans, what's going on with Anton Lander???

Do you guys think he'll play for the Oilers next year?

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Yak-RNH-Ebs
Hall-Gags-Hemsky
Smyth-Belanger-Horcoff
Paajarvi-Lander-Jones
Eager, Hordichuk

Smid-Petry
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Hey Oil fans, what's going on with Anton Lander???

Do you guys think he'll play for the Oilers next year?
All signs point to no. He'll be the first injury call up if a centre goes down.

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LINE 1: Paajarvi - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
LINE 2: Hall (Harski 'til Hall is back) - Gagner - Yakupov
LINE 3: Smyth - Horcoff - Hemsky
LINE 4: Eager - Belanger - Jones
XTRAS: Petrell, Hordichuk

L1 Two all-stars is enough for an elite 1st line in the nhl and Paajarvi brings speed and size so defenders can't forget about him regardless of how dangerous he actually is.

L2 Two highly skilled wingers make this line dangerous every shift, and Gagner can put up numbers with these two. Defensively this line may not work out.

Which line do you put your checkers out against? RNH/Eberle or Hall/Yakupov?

L3 and 4 - hurry up and get off the ice, we're paying to see the kidz.

PAIR 1: Whitney - N. Schultz
PAIR 2: Smid - Petry
PAIR 3: J. Schultz - Sutton

Each pairing has a puck-moving, offensive player and a defensive/physical type. Pretty easy to determine who's staying back here.
XTRAS: Peckham

STARTER: Dubnyk
BACKUP (back waaaaaayy up): Khabibulin

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LINE 1: Paajarvi - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
LINE 2: Hall (Harski 'til Hall is back) - Gagner - Yakupov
LINE 3: Smyth - Horcoff - Hemsky
LINE 4: Eager - Belanger - Jones
XTRAS: Petrell, Hordichuk

L1 Two all-stars is enough for an elite 1st line in the nhl and Paajarvi brings speed and size so defenders can't forget about him regardless of how dangerous he actually is.

L2 Two highly skilled wingers make this line dangerous every shift, and Gagner can put up numbers with these two. Defensively this line may not work out.

Which line do you put your checkers out against? RNH/Eberle or Hall/Yakupov?

L3 and 4 - hurry up and get off the ice, we're paying to see the kidz.

PAIR 1: Whitney - N. Schultz
PAIR 2: Smid - Petry
PAIR 3: J. Schultz - Sutton

Each pairing has a puck-moving, offensive player and a defensive/physical type. Pretty easy to determine who's staying back here.
XTRAS: Peckham

STARTER: Dubnyk
BACKUP (back waaaaaayy up): Khabibulin
I have a a hard time believing he won't be ready for camp when it was reported that he was ahead of his projected recovery timeline. This kid has the will and the rubber band mechanics. I'll wager whatever you want on him being in the opening day lineup.


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LOL Gagner would probably never touch the puck except for the split second that it touches his stick on a faceoff. Hall and Yak would play keep away all day.

Hall - Gagner - Yak
Paajarvi - RNH - Eberle

In the one half of a game where Paajarvi got to play with RNH anf Ebs he looked really good and they were consistantly controlling the puck and creating scoring chances.

Eager - Horcoff - Hemsky
Smyth -Belanger - Petrell/Jones
I agree that MPS would be a great fit with RNH and Eberle. He's big and fast. He had an off year last year but he was stuck in the bottom 6 with Hemsky and Horcoff who both disappeared or with Lander who wasn't NHL ready. Give him talented line mates and I think he'll be fine.

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Hall - RNH - Eberle (good chemistry already, no need to mess with it)
Yakupov - Gagner - Hemsky (Hemsky and Yakupov can be interchanged, I think I remember Krueger saying he'll try Yakupov on left wing)
Smyth - Horcoff - Jones (this is a good 3rd line regardless of how many people hate on Horcoff)
Eager - Belanger - Petrell

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Smid - Petry
Schultz - Schultz
Whitney - Sutton

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PRV and Lander both down to OKC. PRV has the size but he needs to learn how to use his body and play grittier.

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I don't agree with Yak playing Left wing..... He is better on the right side. If anyone should change sides it should be Hemsky.

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I don't agree with Yak playing Left wing..... He is better on the right side. If anyone should change sides it should be Hemsky.
Exactly. When they are playing in our own defense zone they can rotate and hemsky can go bake to right wing, and yak to left wing so they can clear the puck easier on there forehands... I'm pretty sure that's what krueger was talking about. Oilers will be allowed to play offense there way, but defense will be kruegers way.

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