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04-21-2013, 10:43 PM
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I don't think Ralph believes in calling players out in public. We can only hope he's a lot tougher on them behind closed doors.
Maybe, but it clearly has not worked. This experiment should be concluded. Get a real NHL coach here. We have not had on for years. Not a quality coach.

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I don't think Ralph believes in calling players out in public. We can only hope he's a lot tougher on them behind closed doors.
if Oil change is any evidence....no

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04-21-2013, 10:44 PM
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Easy with the logic now.
LOL no doubt. Could it be the system or as one Western Conference scout succinctly put it, no one else is playing it.

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Hockey gods didn't want the Ducks to score on the empty net.

Damn we suck. Poor Monahan.
Poor J.Schultz he could have been on that ducks team that just beat us and wil be playing playoff hockey.

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if Oil change is any evidence....no
Not to defend him or anything, but Oil Change is produced by people associated with the Oilers...

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Maybe, but it clearly has not worked. This experiment should be concluded. Get a real NHL coach here. We have not had on for years. Not a quality coach.
A quality coach would insist upon hiring his own assistants, just like a quality GM would insist upon full autonomy. This is the reason we don't have either of those people here.

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Maybe, but it clearly has not worked. This experiment should be concluded. Get a real NHL coach here. We have not had on for years. Not a quality coach.
Renny is light-years better than Ralph...the improvements from 10-11 to 11-12 shows the proof

but Lindy Ruff is sitting there dying to coach...first thing I do if I'm MacT is can Krueger and his assistants

and bring a vet NHL coach with a wealth of experience

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04-21-2013, 10:49 PM
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Renny is light-years better than Ralph...the improvements from 10-11 to 11-12 shows the proof

but Lindy Ruff is sitting there dying to coach...first thing I do if I'm MacT is can Krueger and his assistants

and bring a vet NHL coach with a wealth of experience
Might be able to get Mike Babcock this summer. Dunno if he'd come here without big changes though. Kreuger is going to get until the end of the year and be canned.

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04-21-2013, 10:50 PM
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Ousted, experienced coaches often thrive elsewhere. MacTavish needs to contact Lindy Ruff immediately after the season.

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04-21-2013, 10:53 PM
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I'll take Ryan Smyth as the coach right about now.

The team would be turning every rush into a wrap around or clapper from the side boards, but it'd probably still be an improvement.
That would get Smyth off the ice...

no other way for that to happen apparently...

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10 points back of the Blue Jackets. Wow.

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10 points back of the Blue Jackets. Wow.
I figured we'd be about 5-7 points back by the end of the season but to be 10 points down is unacceptable. I think that gives us less points then last year over a full season The only thing holding us out of 1st overall is that other teams have gotten worse not that we've gotten better.

Edit: Last year we finished 21 points out of the playoffs. If we only win 1 game of the 4 remaining we'll statistically be worst then last year. The good news is no matter what we can't be as bad as the 2010-11 Oilers.


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Gene used to be a half decent journalist when he was with A-Channel(Now City TV). Wouldn't be surprised if he asked it.
A-Channel had half decent journalists?

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Sweet. We get to draft another young player that can't help a team for 2-3 years. Life is great.

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What kind of answer is that? Is he afraid to name names and step on some toes?
Lol'd at the quote

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Oilers lose 3-1...



Of course they do...

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Ousted, experienced coaches often thrive elsewhere. MacTavish needs to contact Lindy Ruff immediately after the season.
I'd like this move.

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It's amazing how one team can have so many garbage players and a garbage coach.

Is regression like this normal in a "rebuild"?

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Might be able to get Mike Babcock this summer. Dunno if he'd come here without big changes though. Kreuger is going to get until the end of the year and be canned.
Is Babcock in danger of losing his job if they miss the playoffs?
If that is the case, Babcock, Ruff and potentially Laviolette who apparently is in trouble in Philly will be available. MacT would be stupid to keep Krueger with coaching behemoths like those being potentially available.
Lets hope that the team continues to look listless, goes into the offseason having lost 12 of 13 and forces MacT's hand to make coaching changes. Probably wishful thinking but it's our only hope.

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It's amazing how one team can have so many garbage players and a garbage coach.

Is regression like this normal in a "rebuild"?
No, which is why Tambo is gone.

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I'll take Ryan Smyth as the coach right about now.

The team would be turning every rush into a wrap around or clapper from the side boards, but it'd probably still be an improvement.
"Alright. LISTEN UP!

YOU ****ING WIND UP THAT CLAPPER...AND YOU FIRE THAT ****ER HIGH AND WIDE!!!!! THEN SPIN AROUND AND FALL OVER BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT WE DO!!!! THAT IS WHO WE ARE!!!!

....SKATE AT A LANGUID PACE TOWARD THE BENCH YOU HEAR ME?!?....

....LET'S DO THIS!!!!!"

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