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01-14-2014, 12:29 PM
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Game #46 - 1.14.14 - vs Edmonton - 7:30 PM - FS Southwest - 1310 AM - 96.7 FM



20 shots on the Wings in 1 period and 0 goals? = 5-1 loss



2-0 lead on road vs Islanders? = 7-3 loss



Fresh off most embarrassing loss of the season? = 1-0 loss



2-2 tie on road vs Rangers with less than 2 minutes to go? = 3-2 loss



2-1 lead at home vs Islanders with less than 5 minutes to go? 4-2 loss



Bring on the Oilers...


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01-14-2014, 12:31 PM
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It's pretty damn close to season over if they lose tonight.

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It's pretty damn close to season over if they lose tonight.
Phoenix has done us a favor by playing like crap as well and minnesota has shown they are fully capable of streaks of horrible play.

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01-14-2014, 12:39 PM
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I'm pretty sure they will get back on track tonight. Hopefully Seguin and Benn find their scoring touch and chemistry anywhere on the ice again!

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01-14-2014, 12:39 PM
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It's pretty damn close to season over if they lose tonight.
how do you figure?

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01-14-2014, 12:47 PM
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Minnesota is probably too far ahead already. They're simply a better team. Stars are going to be close to the 10 percent playoff chance threshold if the streak keeps going, which is where I typically pull the plug on the orangutan. Not to mention this is one of their most favorable matchups possible, a game that absolutely must count in the win column. 9 of the 13 remaining games until the Olympic break I would categorize as "hard" or games where the Stars wouldn't be favored.

I mean, good lord. This team gives up 3 goals a game. That isn't making the playoffs. Teams that bad draft in the top 5 typically.

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01-14-2014, 12:58 PM
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I don't dare looking at the standings, but I imagine it is pretty bad.

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01-14-2014, 01:03 PM
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The only reason we still have a chance prior to tonight is that we still play Phoenix 3 times, Minnesota multiple times. And whomever else ahead of us.

But we still have a home and home with Pittsburgh and Tampa to look forward to, plus another Chicago/Washington/Boston/St Louis game. Those are going to be flat out embarrassing at this rate.

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01-14-2014, 01:05 PM
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how do you figure?
6 straight losses to the Eastern Conference says enough.

If we lose to Edmonton tonight (non-playoff team) we'll drop 14 points.

That's not a great way to make the playoffs. It'd take a substantial winning streak to get back into the running.

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It seems like every year we talk about how hard the schedule is going to be and then they do remarkably well during the hard part and then crap the bed.

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01-14-2014, 01:40 PM
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Saw it on NHL.com comment section, take it with a handful of salt.

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The flu has hit the Stars locker room pretty bad this past week, and Val is the most recent victim. After last nights game, I had the chance to get autographs from the team--but Val wasn't present because he has the flu.
Might explain him not doing that good (though he was decent last game).

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01-14-2014, 01:48 PM
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That's been their excuse through this whole thing, well mostly Razor and company's excuse.

Goligoski hasn't been mentioned once about having the flu though.

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01-14-2014, 01:53 PM
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That's been their excuse through this whole thing, well mostly Razor and company's excuse.

Goligoski hasn't been mentioned once about having the flu though.
That's a better excuse than they just completely forgot how they play hockey and half ass it around the rink for no apparent reason.

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Lindy Ruff said Val Nichushkin has been a little banged up and fatigued. Almost missed a game, trying to limit his minutes.
Explains why he's been dropped down the lineup.

Anyways ya, we need to win this one. I have a feeling we'll get greatly outplayed but walk away with 2 points, making us even more confused.

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I trust our team will do well enough for 9th in the conference. Make the playoffs? lol....no that won't happen this year.

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That's been their excuse through this whole thing, well mostly Razor and company's excuse.
The amount of excuses Razor makes is really starting to be annoying. But I don't think the flu bug really is. Though the point was that Nichushkin might be the new victim, and Marks tweet kind off confirms that.

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Can the streaking Stars make it 7 in a row?

WE WANT 10!

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Can the streaking Stars make it 7 in a row?

WE WANT 10!
I think the Oilers want to lose more than this team does, so....I'm feeling charitable. I say we make Oilers fans happy tonight and stomp their team into the ground.

One step closer to Reinhart!

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I just want playoffs or a completely garbage team. The inbetween stuff is very annoying.

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Surely we will end the streak tonight ... right?

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The only reason we still have a chance prior to tonight is that we still play Phoenix 3 times, Minnesota multiple times. And whomever else ahead of us.

But we still have a home and home with Pittsburgh and Tampa to look forward to, plus another Chicago/Washington/Boston/St Louis game. Those are going to be flat out embarrassing at this rate.
*Throws frozen puck @ the Stars*

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I think the Oilers want to lose more than this team does, so....I'm feeling charitable. I say we make Oilers fans happy tonight and stomp their team into the ground.

One step closer to Reinhart!
Reinhart... That's an odd way of spelling Ekblad

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Is it almost time for life support orangutan yet?

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At least we all get to get trashed on Thursday. Woooo Boston game threads.

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Reinhart... That's an odd way of spelling Ekblad
It's the Oilers, they don't need defense!

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