HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Western Conference > Pacific Division > Edmonton Oilers
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

The 2013 Oilers Preview (Season Starts In Van on Jan. 20th)

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old
01-11-2013, 12:08 PM
  #476
402
#ualberta
 
402's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Edmonton
Country: Egypt
Posts: 2,855
vCash: 500
Here is what Gregor is actually saying

@JasonGregor: Now hearing Oilers might not open at home...Lots of late changes to sched...Could be Sunday in Vancouver. #nhl
@JasonGregor: Might be more than just 2 teams not playing on opening night. Some teams still looking over initial NHL sched to ensure no major conflicts.
@JasonGregor: Interesting. RT @BroadStBull NHL has changed sked format again. Teams will only play teams in same div. 4x. More details coming.
@JasonGregor: Sounds like NHL schedule will end April 28th. Very compressed sched. Oilers will play 48 games in 98 days. Including 8-game road trip.

That's all within the last half hour we'll know for sure soon enough

402 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:09 PM
  #477
ExOilerFan
Registered User
 
ExOilerFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,344
vCash: 50
If we start on Sunday I might die

ExOilerFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:10 PM
  #478
T-Funk
Registered User
 
T-Funk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,121
vCash: 500
garbage, just garbage

T-Funk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:15 PM
  #479
ghostnights
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 580
vCash: 959
Quote:
Originally Posted by 402 View Post
Here is what Gregor is actually saying

@JasonGregor: Now hearing Oilers might not open at home...Lots of late changes to sched...Could be Sunday in Vancouver. #nhl
@JasonGregor: Might be more than just 2 teams not playing on opening night. Some teams still looking over initial NHL sched to ensure no major conflicts.
@JasonGregor: Interesting. RT @BroadStBull NHL has changed sked format again. Teams will only play teams in same div. 4x. More details coming.
@JasonGregor: Sounds like NHL schedule will end April 28th. Very compressed sched. Oilers will play 48 games in 98 days. Including 8-game road trip.

That's all within the last half hour we'll know for sure soon enough
haha called it.

ghostnights is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:15 PM
  #480
Oilbleeder
Moderator
RattsSSV on the avy
 
Oilbleeder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Oil Country
Country: Canada
Posts: 23,313
vCash: 500
8 game road trip? This will be our November.

__________________
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v200/nemesis15/QuadSig-OB.gif <-- Credit goes to The Nemesis.
Oilbleeder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:17 PM
  #481
Philly85
Moody'
 
Philly85's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 12,390
vCash: 500
Wow, horrible schedule.

Philly85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:24 PM
  #482
ca phe sua da
Craig's on it
 
ca phe sua da's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Country: Canada
Posts: 3,171
vCash: 730
Quote:
Originally Posted by ddawg1950 View Post
Came over from the insane asylum (Nuck land) to post this. Apologies if you guys have this already.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/nhl...ower-rankings/


Sports illustrated has you guys at 3rd overall in their power rankings.
I think someone showed this to Whitney, and he said mentioned that the green stuff is now legal in some states...

ca phe sua da is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:28 PM
  #483
BowDangles
Registered User
 
BowDangles's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 2,102
vCash: 500
The schedule is going to be crazy! A game every 2nd night.. I am glad we do not have to play Vancouver and Calgary 5 times each, there is something about playing Calgary that devastates the Oilers...they just can not beat them lately..

1 less game against these two teams is always a good thing. I hope they play the majority of these games against CGY and VAN early so that they get some sort of jump on them.

BowDangles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:31 PM
  #484
Puritania
Skooma Addict
 
Puritania's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Omicron Persei 8
Country: Canada
Posts: 7,254
vCash: 900
Sunday in Vancouver, what an awful way to start the season.

Puritania is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:37 PM
  #485
Insta
HFBoards Sponsor
 
Insta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 6,628
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by BowDangles View Post
The schedule is going to be crazy! A game every 2nd night.. I am glad we do not have to play Vancouver and Calgary 5 times each, there is something about playing Calgary that devastates the Oilers...they just can not beat them lately..

1 less game against these two teams is always a good thing. I hope they play the majority of these games against CGY and VAN early so that they get some sort of jump on them.

Oilers beat the Flames the last two times they've played including a 6-1 drubbing in Calgary.

Insta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:37 PM
  #486
CantHaveTkachev
not allowed!
 
CantHaveTkachev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: St. OILbert
Country: Canada
Posts: 13,219
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Puritania View Post
Sunday in Vancouver, what an awful way to start the season.
Yep...was really hoping for a HNIC game

but on the bright side, we'd face a tired Canucks team where most players haven't played all year

CantHaveTkachev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:47 PM
  #487
T-Funk
Registered User
 
T-Funk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,121
vCash: 500
Where is this crazy schedule business coming from? Compared to the original schedule, the Oilers are playing 10 more games in 4 more weeks

T-Funk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:54 PM
  #488
AUAIOMRN
Registered User
 
AUAIOMRN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 1,615
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by waker View Post
#64 is a fine number. Mikael Granlund uses it. Back in Finland we used to call him MIG-64 as in Mikoyan jet fighter aircraft. Russian Yakovlev fighter plane models are named with prefix "Yak", so Yak-64?
Not bad but "N64" was decided upon almost as soon as he picked his number. It's a little less obscure

AUAIOMRN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 12:56 PM
  #489
Insta
HFBoards Sponsor
 
Insta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 6,628
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by T-Funk View Post
Where is this crazy schedule business coming from? Compared to the original schedule, the Oilers are playing 10 more games in 4 more weeks
By my count it is actually 11 more games in 3 more weeks, which is quite a few but not an insane number.

Insta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 01:00 PM
  #490
jadeddog
Registered User
 
jadeddog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Posts: 12,029
vCash: 500
It would suck if we had to wait an extra day longer than 90% of the league to play our first game. Having the first game on HNIC would have also been nice. Oh well I guess, not the end of the world, but still kinda sucks a bit (if the rumors end up being true).

jadeddog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 01:03 PM
  #491
Insta
HFBoards Sponsor
 
Insta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 6,628
vCash: 500
Waiting till Sunday would suck. It'd be like everyone having a kickass NYE party but you aren't invited so you have your own crappy party the next day that no one cares about.

Insta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 01:06 PM
  #492
OilerTyler
Fire Lowe
 
OilerTyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 10,948
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by jadeddog View Post
It would suck if we had to wait an extra day longer than 90% of the league to play our first game. Having the first game on HNIC would have also been nice. Oh well I guess, not the end of the world, but still kinda sucks a bit (if the rumors end up being true).
I seem to recall us being the last team to start their season last year. Pittsburgh was playing their third game when they played us in our opener.

Not fair!

OilerTyler is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 01:08 PM
  #493
Ek het lief Woef
Denver Broncos
 
Ek het lief Woef's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Denver Broncos
Posts: 16,665
vCash: 50
The season starting on Monday would be even better.

Saturday and Sunday at this time of year are for NFL ball.

Ek het lief Woef is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 01:12 PM
  #494
Insta
HFBoards Sponsor
 
Insta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 6,628
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrWoof View Post
The season starting on Monday would be even better.

Saturday and Sunday at this time of year are for NFL ball.
There won't be any Saturday NFL games after tomorrow.

Insta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 01:18 PM
  #495
Ek het lief Woef
Denver Broncos
 
Ek het lief Woef's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Denver Broncos
Posts: 16,665
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Insta View Post
There won't be any Saturday NFL games after tomorrow.
Major fail on my part.

Ek het lief Woef is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 02:51 PM
  #496
I am the Liquor
Registered User
 
I am the Liquor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Sunnyvale
Country: Canada
Posts: 34,674
vCash: 196
Quote:
Originally Posted by Puritania View Post
Sunday in Vancouver, what an awful way to start the season.
Schultz will score a hattrick to make up for it.

8-0 Oilers in Schei8ers debut.

I am the Liquor is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 02:53 PM
  #497
dustrock
Too Legit To Quit
 
dustrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 5,627
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Insta View Post
By my count it is actually 11 more games in 3 more weeks, which is quite a few but not an insane number.
Doesn't seem insane but when you look at 48 games in bascially 96 days, there's no real down time at all. That is literally a game every 2nd day.

This is kinda like when the NBA started last season with no training camp because of the mini-lockout. There were some excruciating basketball games, particularly early in the season, where even great players were obviously rusty.

Bad enough we have half a season - I don't want the schedule to be so compressed that the product suffers for it.

dustrock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 03:12 PM
  #498
T-Funk
Registered User
 
T-Funk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,121
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Insta View Post
By my count it is actually 11 more games in 3 more weeks, which is quite a few but not an insane number.
Oops didn't realize they aren't going till May 5 anymore, but I still thought they had 38 scheduled already.
Anyways just thinking people should have been up in arms in July or August if they think this new schedule is bad.

T-Funk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 03:41 PM
  #499
waker
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Country: Finland
Posts: 41
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by AUAIOMRN View Post
Not bad but "N64" was decided upon almost as soon as he picked his number. It's a little less obscure
It's a bit too modern for me. Too bad this Commodore #64 move never happened: http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puc...urn=nhl,wp8949

waker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
01-11-2013, 03:52 PM
  #500
Turrican*
Not a homer
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Stabmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 5,960
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by I am the Liquor View Post
Schultz will score a hattrick to make up for it.

8-0 Oilers in Schei8ers debut.

Turrican* is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:13 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2014 All Rights Reserved.