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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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Justin Schultz is a mediocre offensive defenceman, but he's not getting a lot of help

Oilers among NHL’s worst teams for offence from blueline

Edmonton Oilers’ defenceman Justin Schultz is often a lightning rod for criticism, but there’s no denying the fact that he is by far the squad’s best offensive threat from the blueline. 695 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Plenty of blame to go around on team-wide breakdown that started Oilers' downfall vs. Sens

There was no shortage of targets for finger-pointers in the crowd at Rexall Place on Thursday night, as Edmonton Oilers returned to the “friendly confines” from a five-games-in-eight-days road trip. 1,285 more words

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Is Justin Schultz as bad as so many Edmonton Oilers fans think?

Schultz isn’t as good as MacTavish has hoped, but not nearly as bad his detractors assert

He’s chaos in his own end. He stands up to too straight. 638 more words

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Nikita Nikitin still in lineup but struggling on back-end

As a guy who’s played 219 games on an NHL blueline, Nikita Nikitin should get a longer rope than, say, Martin Marincin and Oscar Klefbom, who have dressed for 72 games total, so he’ll be in the Edmonton Oilers’ lineup Thursday against the Ottawa Senators. 718 more words

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