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04-04-2013, 09:26 PM
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As long as CBJ/NSH ends in regulation, I'm happy.

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I hate to get too far ahead of ourselves but if we win tonight we are only 3 points back of Vancouver for the division lead too...

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04-04-2013, 09:31 PM
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Please Hockey God's let Nail play well in front of his idol Pavel.. Let RNH play well in front of his family.. Let ... oh forget it.. go oil!!!

I meant to quote the poster above me.. got excited and forgot.. can't believe we could be getting this close to Vancouver in the standings.

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****, St. Louis ties it up. Cracknell again.

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st louis tied it up...

We absolutely need some help from the scoreboard soon... we can't win them all.

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04-04-2013, 09:38 PM
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We're getting nothing lately....

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04-04-2013, 09:41 PM
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0 help at all from other teams lately. Frustrates me so much.

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04-04-2013, 09:44 PM
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3-2 stl
1-0 detroit

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I would rather we win to get in, rather than have another team fail for us to make it. It doesn't matter how in the end, but god was it (and still is) annoying to hear people attribute us getting in during 2006 to Vancouver losing it their last few games.

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04-04-2013, 10:09 PM
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STL-CHI OT

But if we can't win this game, no matter, I guess.

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04-04-2013, 10:23 PM
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Crawford looking like a sieve in the shootout

Blues win

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04-04-2013, 10:24 PM
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I'm watching this shootout in Russian and it's nerve-racking and hilarious.

St Louis wins. ****. At least it's a SO victory, so they don't gain ground in ROW.

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04-04-2013, 10:31 PM
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Crawford looking like a sieve in the shootout

Blues win
just awful

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04-04-2013, 11:07 PM
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Well, as long as Detroit loses with us that'll be fine. That's probably the team we need to catch anyways.

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Bad news is our team is going to lose and had a bad showing
But Detroit lost too so we are still two points behind the wings both us and the red wings have 11 more games we can still do this just have to out play Detroit

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04-04-2013, 11:45 PM
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Detroit lost, and Minnesota down 3-0 right now. We still have a chance to catch both of these teams.. Must wins against Minnesota at this point.

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04-05-2013, 02:18 AM
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April 4th:
TeamOppResult
VAN
CBJ
CHI
MIN
If they didn't want to have to win a game against a nearly mistake free Canucks this late in the season, they should have won more games earlier. But as it stands losing tonight was a huge set back... when we say no room for error, we mean no room for error.

1 more loss and this thread is dead.

April 5th:
TeamOppResult
ANA 
 
COL 

San Jose is pretty much uncatchable now.

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04-05-2013, 02:25 AM
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Last updated April 4 (added L.A. as they were passed by San Jose):
RankTeamGRWLOTPointsMax Points
611211334567
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811181454163
911161473961
1011161473961
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1212161733559
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Oilers current odds: 27.4% (as of Apr 4) according to Sports Club Stats. Please note that this calculation is simulation based, not mathematically based.
Still hanging on. Basically 1 playoff spot available between Detroit, Edmonton, Columbus, and Phoenix with San Jose, L.A., and St. Louis really pulling away, Dallas and Nashville perhaps too far back.

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04-05-2013, 08:36 AM
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If they didn't want to have to win a game against a nearly mistake free Canucks this late in the season, they should have won more games earlier. But as it stands losing tonight was a huge set back... when we say no room for error, we mean no room for error.

1 more loss and this thread is dead.

April 5th:
TeamOppResult
ANA 
 
COL 

San Jose is pretty much uncatchable now.
7-3-1 gets them 54 points which should be good. So i don't see how 1 more loss kills this thread...

Why does this board live and die by the Oilers last game? Oilers win and everyone is happy, then they lose and the sky falls....

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04-05-2013, 11:22 AM
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4 more road game: have to go 2-2 at minimum...1 win or 2 points in California and beat COL...everything else is gravy

7 more home games: have to go 5-2 at minimum...very difficult games: 2 against ANA, 1 against CHI, 1 against MIN, 1 against VAN...

must beat PHX and CAL...no excuses

then go 3-2 against ANA x 2, CHI, VAN, MIN

wow that's tough

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04-05-2013, 11:30 AM
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Detroit lost, and Minnesota down 3-0 right now. We still have a chance to catch both of these teams.. Must wins against Minnesota at this point.
I like our chances of catching Minny more than our chances of catching Detroit. Simply due to the fact that we play Minnesota twice, so we at least control our own destiny more against them.

Our chances are slim though, to say the least.

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04-05-2013, 11:37 AM
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I think Detroit are pretenders anyway, I could see them taking a fall.

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04-05-2013, 12:44 PM
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I'm done thinking about the Blues. It is Detroit or nothing now. Oh that loss to them hurts now....

Another big win streak and we can start to think about the Blues.

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Blues win
just awful
needs more poke-check

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04-05-2013, 09:00 PM
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If Detroit wins today I'm throwing in the towel. I find it hilarious that people have faith in this team to go at least 7-3-1 in the last 11 games of the season.

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