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01-09-2013, 02:19 AM
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to get from UFA to Edmonton takes 25 hours

UFA to Moscow onto Houston and then on to Edmonton
I think he said that it was Ufa to Helsinki and then to London where their flight got cancelled for 12 hours. Then to Vancouver? Or maybe Toronto and then Vancouver.

Either way it would suck.

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It was Ufa to helsinki. To London. To Toronto. To vancouver. That is tiringggggg

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It was Ufa to helsinki. To London. To Toronto. To vancouver. That is tiringggggg
u forgot vancouver to edmonton

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Stauffer was suggesting perhaps Vandevelde. Makes sense. He likely has a lower ceiling than Lander but can likely fit in better on the bottom line. He wont make the team, but an invite to camp could work.
I'd like to see Lander and Paajarvi down on the farm all year long TBH. If Vande Velde or hell even Tanner House makes more sense as a 4C or W I'd be down with it.

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01-09-2013, 04:41 AM
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Got the sense they didn't want to entirely fleece OKC of all their top players. MPS and Hartski should get call ups closer to Sunday after the games from the 11-13th. Maybe Teubert as well? There are 15 forwards confirmed coming to camp, you'd have to think this list is somewhat accurate:

1. Hall
2. RNH
3. Eberle
4. Hemsky
5. Gagner
6. Yakupov
7. Smyth
8. Horcoff
9. Belanger
10. Eager
11. Hordichuk
12. Petrell
13. Paajarvi
14. Hartikainen
15. Jones (Injured)

Don't know whether the 15 confirmed was including Jones with the injury. If not, perhaps Lander gets a look at camp.
I hope to hell this guy steps up and makes this year's squad at some point. He's not the most naturally skilled player, but he's an amazing worker and a great character guy and can do a much better job in that 4th line role than Ben Eager. Exactly someone this young team needs, regardless of how well they do. There is a very good reason he's been getting solid minutes in the NHL with poor stats for almost a decade.

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01-09-2013, 05:00 AM
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I hope to hell this guy steps up and makes this year's squad at some point. He's not the most naturally skilled player, but he's an amazing worker and a great character guy and can do a much better job in that 4th line role than Ben Eager. Exactly someone this young team needs, regardless of how well they do. There is a very good reason he's been getting solid minutes in the NHL with poor stats for almost a decade.
I agree. All Eager has going for him is a few more points, but that's not really the reason for an agitator/goon. You know Hordi will go out there and lay some big hits, and draw a few penalties to boot

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It was Ufa to helsinki. To London. To Toronto. To vancouver. That is tiringggggg
On New Year's Day, I pulled off Tangier-Tarifa-Malaga-Barcelona-Vienna-Frankfurt-Bangkok-Jakarta.

Well, I shouldn't say New Year's Day, since I arrived in Jakarta on the afternoon of the 3rd. THAT was tiringgggg!




*However, I didn't have to go straight to a pro hockey practice, so he has my sympathy *

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On New Year's Day, I pulled off Tangier-Tarifa-Malaga-Barcelona-Vienna-Frankfurt-Bangkok-Jakarta.

Well, I shouldn't say New Year's Day, since I arrived in Jakarta on the afternoon of the 3rd. THAT was tiringgggg!




*However, I didn't have to go straight to a pro hockey practice, so he has my sympathy *
ten years ago in a 7 day period

Ft Lauderdale--LA--Sea-tac--bus to Vancouver(24h) back to sea-tac--LA--FtLauderdale(12hours) NYC(4h)--London(24hs) to singapore (8 hour lay over in the best airport in the world)--Perth Australia 3 days(was supposed to be 10 but there was a problems with my visa and to solve a problem I headed Back to London)--Singapore and then London

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01-09-2013, 08:59 AM
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I would definitely like to hear a confirmation of yak sometime soon. Getting pretty nervous as time goes on.

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01-09-2013, 09:15 AM
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I don't know if anyone saw it on Twitter, but Petry was saying he'll be back today.

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01-09-2013, 09:19 AM
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I would definitely like to hear a confirmation of yak sometime soon. Getting pretty nervous as time goes on.
According to this:

http://www.khl.ru/news/2013/1/9/57152.html (if you use chrome hit translate ... for some reason the release isn't on the english site)

Aside from Visnovsky, it looks like only Kovy plans on not coming back for the start of camp.

I wouldn't be surprised if Yakupov played Neftekhimik's next game tomorrow before flying in for camp. I suspect that's why he's been quiet lately.


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It was Ufa to helsinki. To London. To Toronto. To vancouver. That is tiringggggg
Yilkes, there are direct flights from London to Edmonton... Just not occuring every day of the week. He might have been better off waiting a day for one of those rather than waiting on a endless series of layovers.

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Yilkes, there are direct flights from London to Edmonton... Just not occuring every day of the week. He might have been better off waiting a day for one of those rather than waiting on a endless series of layovers.
He wanted to visit his parents at home in Vancouver before the season started. He's still only 19.

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RNH was talking about his 2 straight days of travel to get back from Ufa te other day. So I assume he will be back very soon if he isn't already.
I don't get why travel is so long from Ufa. My buddy works in Iraq and it generally only takes him a day to get back here.

edit: Nevermind I see the talk above of why he is taking a while to return.

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01-09-2013, 01:06 PM
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Hall, Eberle, and Schultz hit the ice today!

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Finally, a thread where we can all bash Horcoff!
Yeah... it's been such a long time

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Oh man. Here we go.

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Yeah Hockey AND Gene are back.

Let the games begin. Hope all the over seas players get here in one piece!

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I'm not saying the Oilers should use this as an intro song for the entire season, but for their first home game it would be pretty badass.

Change the title to "Hit the Ice" and it's perfect, even the lyrics-haha!

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**** knowing the Oilers their intro song is gonna be that stupid ass song from Psy.

Actually they just tend to play those songs during the game. The goal song and the opening song tend to be an older hit.

Probably be something like Kickstart my Heart.

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01-09-2013, 04:53 PM
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To appease more demographics, they should do slipknot/ beibers 'psychosocial baby'

http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011...hosocial-baby/

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I saw Petry today picking up a vehicle today at my work.

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