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Monday, March 15, 2010

Breaking News: The Oilers Out-Sucked The Blue Jackets

This is a game recap of the Edmonton Oilers vs the Columbus Blue Jackets game on Sportsnet West.



Edmonton Oilers - 3

Columbus Blue Jackets - 5



Comrie Horcoff Moreau
Penner Cogliano Brule
Nilsson Gagner Pouliot
Stortini Potulny Minard

Whitney Gilbert
Chorney Strudwick
Johnson Peckham




Edmonton Oilers (31-40-7) at Columbus Blue Jackets (27-31-11)



The Good:

- I sure do like Aaron Johnson. He scores a goal, had an assist, threw 4 hits and had 4 shots. Not bad for a guy who I thought would be a plug. He's looking like a 3/4 guy. Wow!
- I like Peckham. He's feisty and doesn't mind throwing the ham bones. He just needs to improve on his skating I think he will be alright.
- Robert Nilsson was a whole different player. He had that jam that was missing for quite a number of games. He even scored a goal and had multiple chances.
- I really like the line of Penner/Cogliano/Brule. They did pot one and played pretty solid.
- I liked how Dubnyk played. He did let in a softie, but did OK.
- Jason Strudwick made it through a full game and ended up +1. *claps hands*
- I thought that Taylor Chorney was way better this game. He played like a real NHL player. He had a team high, 5 blocked shots.

The Not So Good:

- Pouliot has no chemistry with Gagner so why does Quinn continue to have them together?
- Ethan Moreau is a 4th line guy. End of story.
- The real Shawn Horcoff showed up. -2 on the night.
- Ryan Whitney may have played a lot, but he ended the night a team worst -3.
- Tom Gilbert was no better. He was also a -3. So much for the dynamic duo.
- I barely noticed Mike Comrie out there. Did he even play? He did?  Right... he was -3.


DID YOU KNOW? (Facts About The Edmonton Oilers)

Did you know... Pat Quinn's next win will be his 679th in the NHL?

Did you know... last game against the Leafs, Andrew Cogliano scored his 100th and 101st career NHL points?

Did you know... Sam Gagner is one point away from reaching 40 points this season?





Edmonton Oilers vs Minnesota Wild

Tuesday, March 16/10 
6:00 PM MST
Sportsnet West


-Smokin' Ray-

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