Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Western Conference > Pacific Division > Edmonton Oilers
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2

Radek Martinek

Closed Thread
Thread Tools
10-28-2003, 01:46 PM
Master Lok
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 7,057
vCash: 500
Trade for Defense?

IMO, The oilers are in need of another top 4 defenseman to lighten the load for Brewer and Cross. We could go one of two routes: expensive and old or cheap and young.

1) Cheap and Young(er): Radek Martinek from NYI. Isles have one of the deepest bluelines in the league. Perhaps Martinek can play top 4 mintues? Does anyone know about this guy?
Or Karel Rachunek / Chris Phillips from Ottawa?
Or Branislav Mezei from Florida?

2) Expensive and Old: Could we afford Gonchar of Washington? He would help both the PP and defensive depth.

Any comments?

Master Lok is offline  
10-28-2003, 02:37 PM
Registered User
Lowetide's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2002
Country: Canada
Posts: 13,281
vCash: 500
It is going to take awhile for this D to shake out, but I like it. Brewer's battling the puck now, plus bounces are all going the wrong way, but he's a beauty. Smith is healthy and making fewer bad choices (Saturday night's bones aside).

Staios is a fine hockey player, very underrated, and Cross has a wealth of experience. imo Semenov should step up a little, and the ideal 6 would be:


Having Ferguson and Cross log so many minutes basically means that a turnover in the neutral zone becomes (at best) a 2 on one unless they react immediately.

I don't think Ferguson's long for this hockey club. Doesn't mean I don't like him, but Cross signed the three year deal.

Lowetide is offline  
10-28-2003, 03:08 PM
HFBoards Sponsor
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Posts: 8,938
vCash: 500
Send a message via ICQ to McThome
Exactly. If the two kids continue to improve and play to potential that will allow us to have Cross and Fergy as our 6 and 7 Dmen - which is pretty damn good.

McThome is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


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 07:56 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2015 All Rights Reserved.