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XXVIII | "Blarney" | Oilers vs. Predators | 3.17.13 | 6:00PM | S-NET

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03-17-2013, 09:56 AM
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XXVIII | "Blarney" | Oilers vs. Predators | 3.17.13 | 6:00PM | S-NET



(10-11-6) --vs-- (11-11-6)

GAME DAY INFORMATIONGame Day: Sunday March 17th 2013
Game Time: 6:00PM MT
Location: Rexall Place
Radio: 630 Ched.
TV: SNET-W
Streamed:


LAST ENCOUNTER

Drink Till You Don't Remember...



TALE OF THE TAPE
OILERS PREDATORS
10-11-6 RECORD 11-11-6
26 POINTS 28
7th PP RANK 16th
8th PK RANK 26th
Gagner (26) POINTS LEADER Wilson (19)
Gagner (11) GOALS LEADER Bourque (9)
Hall (19) ASSIST LEADER Wilson (12)


OILERS PROJECTED LINEUP



Taylor O'Hall - Shawn O'Horcoff - Ales O'Hemsky
Ryan McJones - Ryan O'Nugent-O'Hopkins - Jordan O'Eberle
Magnus O'Paajarvi - Sam O'Gagner - Nail O'Yakupov
Lennart O'Petrell - Ryan O'Smyth - Mike O'Brown

Ryan O'Whitney - Justin O'Schultz
Ladislav O'Smid - Jeff O'Petry
Nick O'Schultz - Mark McFistric

Devan O'Dubnyk
Nikolai O'Khabibulin




NASHVILLE PROJECTED LINEUP



Sergei Kostitsyn - Mike Fisher - Martin Erat
Gabriel Bourque - David Legwand - Bobby Butler
Zach Boychuk - Craig Smith - Matt Halischuk
Richard Clune - Nick Spaling - Brandon Yip

Roman Josi - Shea Weber
Chris Klein - Victor Bartley
Scott Hannan - Ryan Ellis

Pekka Rinne
Chris Mason


SOLI'S SHORTSIDE

- Happy St. Paddy's!

- The Predators are reeling on the road. 1-7-1 in their last 9 on the road.

- 4 points out of a playoff spot against a team that's vying for a spot. MWG.


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Krueger said a good chance Fistric returns tonight, so probably Schultz-Fistric on that last D pairing.

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Must must must win, with sj and stl are next two.

We lose this, pretty much lights out.

2-1 Edmonton

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03-17-2013, 10:14 AM
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It's actually Fitzkhabibulin and McHemsky...

if we beat them, we are tied with them, and they are one less team we have to leapfrog. If we lose, we have to win MORE than 2/3 of our remaining games, whereas we only need to win exactly 2/3 of our games right now.

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Eberle with the Hat-trick tonight.

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Absolute must win game. Can't have a three point game here either. W in regulation or bust.

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Why are there so many more Irish people that Scottish people?

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I am not going to predict a loss.

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Trying to find a bar here in Paris that will show the game live. Did it earlier in the year in Prague

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In gonna guess.

Gene has some Irish hat on and the Irish puns hit the into the 10's during the opening segment.

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As others have said, must win game. Hopefully Sherlocks has the game on tv

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Sorry, a little of topic, but I am watching the Bruins/penguins game right now and it is WAY more exciting than anything that we have seen this year. The east and west are two totally different leagues this year and come Stanley Cup finals, east is going to dominate.

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sure would be nice to have fistric back in the lineup instead of potter.... fistric has quietly been our most reliable dman all year

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Sorry, a little of topic, but I am watching the Bruins/penguins game right now and it is WAY more exciting than anything that we have seen this year. The east and west are two totally different leagues this year and come Stanley Cup finals, east is going to dominate.
I vehemently disagree. I think the superior defense (systems, forwards, and defenders) of the top western teams will stifle the top eastern teams. In a best of 7 where it's about wearing out your opponent, I find that western teams have the build to do it.

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Hmmmm predators 1-7 on the road, sounds like a easy win for them against the oilers, preds win 5-1

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Sorry, a little of topic, but I am watching the Bruins/penguins game right now and it is WAY more exciting than anything that we have seen this year. The east and west are two totally different leagues this year and come Stanley Cup finals, east is going to dominate.
Pretty sure Chicago could go toe to toe with anyone in the East.

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A regulation win today would put us in 10th place, 2 points out of the playoffs

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Hoping for a win, but it might be a boring game.

I'll probably continue my Sunday tradition of watching the Walking Dead and flip it on the game during commercial breaks.

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I love peoples optimism, thinking that this club still has a chance to make the playoffs.

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I love peoples optimism, thinking that this club still has a chance to make the playoffs.
Statistically we do, so it's also being realistic. Are the chances 'great' (by definition a subjective term)? Nope.

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I love peoples optimism, thinking that this club still has a chance to make the playoffs.
yeah, how dare they.

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Hopefully they come out with gusto like they have the past few games. And no **** the bed in the 3rd.

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I read somewhere, Nashvilel was 1-7-1 in their last 9 games on the road. After last game against them, we should come out firing and wanting to return the favour to them. Lets hope we can take advantage of a team ahead of us that is on the skids. Fill the net tonight, Rinne has been struggling.

5-2 Oilers.

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