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Sunday, October 25, 2009

B&J #75 Edmonton Oilers Recap vs Vancouver Canucks 10/25/09

Welcome to Oilers Jambalaya - An Edmonton Oilers Hockey Blog. Beers & Jeers is a dual collaboration between Smokin' Ray and Paq Twinn. We hope you enjoy our Edmonton Oilers full game recap.


- Well Brule and JDD get back into the lineup tonight.  Brule has been sick and missed the last 3 games and JDD finally gets a start after Khabibulin lost last night to the fLames.  Still no Mike "Duffman" Comrie.  This must be a bad flu if guys are missing this many games.

- The loss still stings from last nights game.  Don't the Oilers know that we have to go to work on Monday and get ridiculed by fLame fans everywhere?  Three times we lost to them already.  Enough is enough.

- If you guys feel like talking hockey anytime, look us up on Facebook. (Smokin' Ray) (Paq Twinn)  We are always around.


Pre-Game Records

Edmonton Oilers (6-3-1) vs. Vancouver Canucks (5-5-0)







**These are Re-Tweets of Paq Twinn's LIVE TweetCast© at **


- Welcome this LIVE Full Game *TweetCast* of the Oilers @ Canucks
- Brule draws back in and JDD will get the start in net, for the Oilers
- The Oilers should play with something to prove tonight, after last nights loss
- Waiting for player intros, anthem and puck drop.
- Here we go, Oilers win opening face off.
- Good pace to this game so far
- Gilbert takes an interference call with 16:13 remaining in the 1st
- Oilers kill off the penalty. 14:00 1st
- Oilers PP as Sedin goes off for roughing at 12:29
- Mitchell goes off, Oilers 5on3 for 1:33
- Pens has all day in front but cant pick the corner
- 'Nucks kill off their penalties, Oilers got 5 shots
- With 8:55 remaining in the 1st, the game is still 0-0.
- So far there has been some play going both ways, but its a pretty boring 1st.

- Grebs goes off for interference. Oilers PK 2:44 1st
- Grabner tips in a point shot. 1-0 'Nucks 2:09 1st
- Storts vs Hordichuk, good fight, Hordichuk gets in few but Storts takes him down
- Last min in the 1st
- After the 1st period the Canucks lead the Oilers 1-0
- Well that was boring, Oilers need to pick it up. they weren't that bad, but they need to be better.


- 2nd period is under way. 'Nucks win the draw
- 'Nucks controlling the play early in the 2nd, JDD standing his ground.
- Edler takes 2 for interference, Oilers PP 15:17 2nd
- Storts levels Luongo, takes a penalty. 4on4 14:19 2nd
- Oilers kill off remaining time in Storts penalty
- H.Sedin tips in a point shot. 2-0 'Nucks. 10:39 2nd
- Chorney goes off for interference 10:17 Oilers PK
- Gilbert is having a hard time out there. He's fighting the puck
- Pens makes a good rush to the net.
- This period is much of the same from the first. Slow and boring 5:00 2nd

- Edler goes off for hooking 3:27 2nd
- Oilers PP looked good but no goals.
- Last min 2nd
- After 2 periods, the Canucks lead the Oilers 2-0.
- This is the first time since last April that I've seen the Oilers play like this, with a few moments of exception, they've been bad.
- The old irishman is probably going nuts in the room right now. Oilers have to play better in the 3rd. Luongo has been good.
- @AToilfan83 Oilers are feeling effects of missing all the bodies to injury/illness, and back to back games. with full roster, we'll be solid


- 3rd period is under way. Oilers win the draw.
- 1st line is looking better. Has been the best for the Oilers
- Oilers are looking better this period. 16:45 3rd
- JDD has played a good game tonight. 18 saves so far. 15:14 3rd
- Lubo gets high sticked. Grabner gets 4. Oilers PP
- First 2 min are gone in the PP. Nothing to write home about

- Lubo's fine, he's out on PP now
- Oilers can't muster anything on the PP
- Pace is picking up speed. 8:00 3rd
- Gilbert falls on Khabi, knocks off the net, and Kesler snaps his stick over his knee.
- Luongo is proving to be a hard nut to crack. 2-0 'Nucks with 5:35 remaing in the 3rd
- Oilers getting some good chances.
- Oilers need a goal soon. Understatement 2:30 3rd
- Last min 3rd
- And this one is over. Oilers 0 - Canucks 2
- This was the worst game so far this year. The Oilers had chances, but no sustained pressure unless on a PP and they couldn't beat Luongo
- Thanks for following this LIVE *TweetCast* Next up, Home to face the Avs.
- This team needs some rest. Comrie coming back is good, but we really miss Stoner. He hits and skates hard.




Edmonton Oilers - 0

Vancouver Canucks - 2



- Event Summary

- Game Summary

- Scoring Chances (MC79)

- Full NHL Play By Play

- Oilers Time On The Ice

- Canucks Time On The Ice



None - I know... I'm surprised as well.



(Smokin' Ray) Ethan Moreau - Not sure why Quinn doesn't just give his spot to Stortini on the 3rd line?  Moreau is just not that effective anymore.

(Paq Twinn) Robert Nilsson - Average at best tonight.  I'm sure he's counting down his days as an Oiler.  When the other guys are ready to return, I'm sure he's as good as gone.



None - No one was worthy of a beer tonight. The Oilers sucked. So instead, the Oiler fans get the beer.  We need it for the wasted weekend of misery.  Kegger for the people!

HONORABLE MENTION(S): The 1st Line (They were the best Oilers tonight.  It's too bad that the defence pairings (77 & 37) that played with them for a lot of the time were not very good or it could have made a difference.), Zack Stortini (Once again he plays a good game and bleeds from a fight.), Jeff Deslauriers (Actually wasn't that bad.  He didn't get any help from the team while making 27 saves.), Ladislav Smid (He is turning into a consistent defenseman.  Played another solid game.), Lubomir Visnovsky (He also played pretty good.  He needs to play more of a simple game.)



The Entire Team - That was the second bad effort in a row.  It's very disappointing to see a club that is as good as they have seen lately, just to crap it up in two straight games against divisional rivals.  Just terrible.  You can only use the flu excuse for so long then it becomes redundant.  I don't want to hear it anymore, we need some action, some effort.  Booooooo!

HONORABLE MENTION(S): Denis Grebeshkov (The worst of the worst. Mr. Losethepuck), Tom Gilbert (The 2nd worst of the worst)



Smokin' Ray - The bright side of this game?  The shot total wasn't a 2 to 1 ratio.  The dark side? We lost.  Again. And to a divisional rival.  Again.  *sigh* I can not believe it.  I guess the new 1st line can't blow every team out of the water every game.  The absolute worst part of this game?  Getting shutout. Grrrr.

Paq Twinn - Well that was a stinker. Luongo was good, but the Oilers made him look better. No sustained pressure, no bodies in front. Gilbert had another bad game, and Grebs struggled too. Maybe the trade rumors are getting to them, but they need to be better with Souray and Staios out. JDD played a solid game, but like last night for Khabi, the rest of the team didn't help out much. I give this game a D grade. Get better cause the Avs are good this year. We can't lose 3 in a row.



Oilers vs. Avalanche

Oct 27/09
7:30 pm MT
Sportsnet West


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