HFBoards

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

[EDM/OTT] Oilers Acquire Eric Gryba For 107th & Travis Ewanyk

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old
06-27-2015, 11:03 AM
  #1
Soli
Moderator
Supervision Required
 
Soli's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 16,106
vCash: 500
[EDM/OTT] Oilers Acquire Eric Gryba For 107th & Travis Ewanyk

Soli is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:04 AM
  #2
The Nuge
Global Moderator
We don't suck?
 
The Nuge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: British Columbia
Country: Canada
Posts: 22,126
vCash: 500
Beautiful!

__________________
"The Sabres think the suck is their ally? They merely adopted the suck. The Oilers were born in it...molded by it" - dnicks17
The Nuge is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:04 AM
  #3
ohheyhemsky
Regehr DooDoo
 
ohheyhemsky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: The Den
Country: Indonesia
Posts: 18,711
vCash: 500
Kneed Taylor Hall and tried to decapitate Eller. Literally nothing else to mention for this guy. Never liked him.

ohheyhemsky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:05 AM
  #4
Spawn
Registered User
 
Spawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 34,052
vCash: 500
So....

Ference, Nikitin, Fayne, Reinhart and now Gryba.

That is a lot of guys who can't skate and can't pass the puck.

Can't believe we essentially traded Marincin for this POS plug.

Spawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:05 AM
  #5
Joey Moss
5-14-6-1
 
Joey Moss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: McDavid
Posts: 27,721
vCash: 500
Klefbom - Schultz
Reinhart - Fayne
Ference - Gryba
Nikitin

Gotta love those bottom pairing defenseman.

Joey Moss is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:05 AM
  #6
OnTheBrink
Registered User
 
OnTheBrink's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Airdrie
Posts: 5,302
vCash: 500
I don't mind this trade just think we could of done it with 117 + and had Marincin + Gryba

OnTheBrink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:05 AM
  #7
Eskimo44
Registered User
 
Eskimo44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 7,272
vCash: 500
Ross for Ewanyk, who cares. Marincin for Gryba still pisses me off but it's not as bad as it was at first.

Eskimo44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:06 AM
  #8
FunkyChicken
Golden Ticket
 
FunkyChicken's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: A New Hope
Posts: 1,596
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joey McMoss View Post
Klefbom - Schultz
Reinhart - Fayne
Ference - Gryba
Nikitin

Gotta love those bottom pairing defenseman.
All 5 of them.

FunkyChicken is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:06 AM
  #9
Wheathead
Formally a McRib
 
Wheathead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Saskatoon
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,627
vCash: 500
Send a message via ICQ to Wheathead
Defense is lookin' different.

I like that.

I wonder if there are other reasons why Marincin was dealt... conditioning and such.

Wheathead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:06 AM
  #10
5 14 6 1
We are the 11.5%
 
5 14 6 1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Alberta
Country: Canada
Posts: 6,404
vCash: 500
Nice trade! Big RHD! Hopefully we can still add a UFA D.

In: McDavid, Talbot, Reinhart, Gryba, Ross

Out: Marincin, Ewanyk, A bunch of picks out scouts would have effed up.

Say what you will but we added some decent NHL bodies today I like the moves so far.

5 14 6 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:06 AM
  #11
ohheyhemsky
Regehr DooDoo
 
ohheyhemsky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: The Den
Country: Indonesia
Posts: 18,711
vCash: 500
We are far and away the worst D in the league now. We always were, but we actually made strides to get worse.

ohheyhemsky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:07 AM
  #12
McDrai
Jesse P for Prez
 
McDrai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 9,420
vCash: 500
Maybe they're trying to acquire all of the bottom pairing defensemen and see if one or two of them magically turn into top pairing

McDrai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:07 AM
  #13
rasarhdasd
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 2,846
vCash: 500
Pointless. What are they doing?

rasarhdasd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:07 AM
  #14
Wheathead
Formally a McRib
 
Wheathead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Saskatoon
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,627
vCash: 500
Send a message via ICQ to Wheathead
Quote:
Originally Posted by FunkyChicken View Post
All 5 of them.
Yeah, because our defense is set in stone on June 27th.

Wheathead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:07 AM
  #15
syz
[1, 5, 6, 14]
 
syz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Country: Canada
Posts: 17,980
vCash: 500
The Oilers sure are acquiring a lot of bottom pairing guys for a team that already has too many bottom pairing guys.

syz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #16
SupremeTeam16
5-14-6-1
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 3,096
vCash: 500
Only thing Gryba is good for is throwing passes up the middle right on an opponents tape in the slot.

Should fit in perfectly

SupremeTeam16 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #17
97
OILERZ
 
97's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: #OilCountry
Country: Canada
Posts: 1,333
vCash: 500
Need top 4 D damnit.

97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #18
Paralyzer008
Registered User
 
Paralyzer008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Country: Canada
Posts: 10,097
vCash: 500
Third pairing or else I don't know what they're doing.

Paralyzer008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #19
Tad McMikowsky
Content Cop
 
Tad McMikowsky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 12,347
vCash: 500
Basically Marincin Ewanyk for Ross and Gryba.

Not awful, but not exciting

Tad McMikowsky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #20
Wheathead
Formally a McRib
 
Wheathead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Saskatoon
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,627
vCash: 500
Send a message via ICQ to Wheathead
Quote:
Originally Posted by Godmode View Post
Need top 4 D damnit.
Wanna give up Yakupov?

Wheathead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #21
Crabapple
Registered User
 
Crabapple's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 3,934
vCash: 500
We gotta hope Reinhart can come in and play like an actual top 4 D or this is gonna be another long year. Like the toughness Gryba brings we don't really have anyone like that.

Crabapple is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:08 AM
  #22
McDeathbyCheerios*
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 17,752
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by ohheyhemsky View Post
We are far and away the worst D in the league now. We always were, but we actually made strides to get worse.
Not really. We have a better d prospect and Gryba will be fine at the bottom pairing. We still have free agency for good defenders.

McDeathbyCheerios* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:09 AM
  #23
Mr Forever
The Oilers :(
 
Mr Forever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: COLLEGE
Country: Canada
Posts: 13,283
vCash: 500
An entire D core of bottom pairing guys who can't move the puck. Awesome.

Mr Forever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:09 AM
  #24
McCupofOil
Hunting A Cup
 
McCupofOil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: 5-14-6-1
Country: United States
Posts: 21,731
vCash: 500
Puckmovers Chia PUCKMOVERS.

The Oilers need toughness but Christ, they need Dmen who can transition the puck and create offense.

The blueline is getting crowded now and crowded with bottom pairing Dmen. Either he moves some bodies out or (gulp), this might be it for the offseason.

McCupofOil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
06-27-2015, 11:09 AM
  #25
McDeathbyCheerios*
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 17,752
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr Forever View Post
An entire D core of bottom pairing guys who can't move the puck. Awesome.
Cause we have already signed 0 dmen in free agency

McDeathbyCheerios* 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 03:48 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. @2017 All Rights Reserved.