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Former Oiler Belanger scoffs at Oilers for firing goalie coach Chabot

But the fact is Oilers needed to clean out asst. coaching staff a year ago

Former Oilers centre Eric Belanger has come to the defence of fired Oilers goalie coach Fred Chabot, saying on Twitter: “Fred Chabot fired in Edmonton. 509 more words

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So where do Oilers start if the coach is safe and they're making a trade?

Unless Edmonton Oilers’ GM Craig MacTavish has a sudden change of heart or somebody higher up the food chain tells him to make a coaching change (or I’m reading the wrong tea leaves), it doesn’t appear the beleagured Dallas Eakins is going anywhere; he will probably be running practice Monday morning before the Edmonton Oilers fly to his namesake city to play the Stars Tuesday. 1,167 more words

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Are "the young players in Edmonton being damaged beyond repair"? National panel weighs in on the state of the Oilers

Is it time for a shake-up? Reader poll at bottom

To those of us that may be too close to trees to see the raging forest fire… 1,626 more words

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If the Edmonton Oilers’ players aren’t executing, that’s on the coaching staff

Coming off another ugly loss in a season full of ugly losses, it was a good bet that Dallas Eakins was going to shift his lines even if Benoit Pouliot hadn’t broken his foot. 902 more words

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Edmonton Oilers lose 2-0, fifth straight loss, and coach grim-faced Dallas Eakins meets testy media

It’s becoming apparent, if it isn’t glaringly so, that Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins is trying to coax wins out of lineup that is thin at centre and Keystone Kops dreadful on defence. 189 more words

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Everybody is down on Nikita Nikitin, except Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins

When Dallas Eakins puts his lineup together for game night, he isn’t worrying about optics or fan reaction. If that wasn’t already clear, the continued presence of Nikita Nikitin in the Oilers’ lineup bolds, italicizes and underlines it while simultaneously putting it in ALL CAPS. 740 more words

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