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Sunday, January 3, 2010

B&J #102 - Edmonton Oilers Recap vs San Jose Sharks (1/2/10)

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.


- Who's Out? Who's in? Visnovsky was hurt during the Flames game and did not play tonight.  Instead, Jason Strudwick draws in.

- With all the talk about the Oilers and their fine dining experience, it was nice just to watch a game.  Mind you, seeing Heatley, it just rekindles the rage. Grrrr!


Pre-Game Records

Edmonton Oilers (16-21-4) vs San Jose Sharks (26-8-7)



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Edmonton Oilers - 1

San Jose Sharks - 4





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Sam Gagner - The little dude was pretty good.  Him and Nilsson were the two best Oilers and just couldn't carry the team to a win.  Well, you line only scoring once doesn't help.  Gagner had some magic on the Nilsson goal and he did a decent job at both ends of the ice.  How about a cold Bud? Cheers!

Robert Nilsson - He scores the Oilers only goal and was pretty fun to watch.  He made some fantastic plays/moves and he would blow my mind.  The next minute he loses it at the blueline.  Nilsson was the only Oiler to be a + at the end of the night with a +1.  Not bad Bobby... not bad. Feel like a frosty Bow Valley Brown Ale? It's recommended by the Brew Scout with a 9 out of 10. Cheers!

Tom Gilbert Gilbert is a strange fellow.  On one hand he didn't look good out there playing with a crappy Souray, but on the other he did things he hasn't done all year.  While playing a decent game, he light's a fire under his own ass and hits guys. Actual hits. And 5 of them. Not only that but also had 3 shots and he blocked 6 shots. This is a huge game for Gilbert in those departments.  Sure he finished -2 like his partner, but it's all the other elements that he added to his game that will make him better.  Good on you Gilbert. How about a Heineken in a glass? Cheers!

HONORABLE MENTION(S): Gilbert Brule (He had a whopping 8 hits and was buzzing around. Could he be better not playing with Horcoff and Jacques? I'd think so.),



Jeff Deslauriers - He had a stinker of a night - the first three goals against were low and soft - but he did something most Oiler leaders don't.  He admitted he stunk.  He didn't pussy foot around things, he just came out and said it. He said, "I'm not happy about the way I handled the puck, or was able to control very much tonight. I can't play like this right now."  Honesty is the key to getting better. I would have to believe he IS better next game.  But for a terrible game tonight... Booooooo!

Sheldon Souray - This guy looked bad, yet Quinn gave him a lot of ice time.  He was a -2 and he played more than 24 minutes.  For Souray to be effective, he needs to play tough and shoot more than the 1 shot he had this game.  Not s stellar night for Big Sexy. Booooooo!

HONORABLE MENTION(S): Dustin Penner (He was on the best Oiler line, yet he was not good.  He had a team worst 3 giveaways. What happened to the old Penner from last month?) The 3rd Line (Not very effective), The 4th Line (Also not very effective yet Quinn insists on playing these guys in the last half of the 3rd.)



Smokin' Ray - They might have lost, but it was entertaining.  The Oilers tried a lot of different stuff but were still unable to score more than one gaol in a game.  It's a bad streak that these guys are on and it sounds to me like Quinn is losing the faith.  Maybe he'll pressure Tambo to make a move?  This team is in the dumps now. 1 win in the last 10 isn't something to write home about.  The dive for five or the fall for Hall (up to you which one you use) continues. It's definitely is going to get worse before it's better.

Paq Twinn - *coming soon*





- Scoring Chances (MC79)

- David Staples/Player Grades (Cult of Hockey)

- Game Summary

- Event Summary

- Full NHL Play By Play

- Oilers Time On The Ice

- Opponents Time On The Ice

- Faceoff Report

- Shot Report

- Roster Report



Edmonton Oilers  vs. Phoenix Coyotes

Tues, Jan 5/10
7:00 pm MT
Oilers PPV


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1 comment:

  1. It makes you wonder how many people are going to pay for a lousy PPV game rather than watching Canada go for gold?


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