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Sean Maloughney
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Edmonton
Joined: 09.26.2010

Sunday @ 6:47 PM ET
Sean Maloughney: G29 - Oilers @ Canucks - PART 2
oilpatch
Edmonton Oilers
Location: BC
Joined: 01.23.2014

Sunday @ 7:42 PM ET


Certainly hear you on Mike Smith, but...As well as Koskinen has played, I worry he will start to falter with more action..He may be at his best with limited play.
AlexanderM&M
Vancouver Canucks
Location: White Rock, BC
Joined: 06.18.2019

Sunday @ 8:42 PM ET
Markstrom is starting for the Canucks.
Hunkulese
Calgary Flames
Location: QC
Joined: 09.30.2006

Sunday @ 8:50 PM ET
Good to see James Neal is back to being James Neal. His November was arguably worse than any one month he had last year. Minus 11 in a month? Yikes.
abware
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Just Fuching with you guys! Oilers > than Flames! K-man25
Joined: 01.26.2010

Sunday @ 9:03 PM ET

oiljapan
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Tokyo
Joined: 10.22.2014

Sunday @ 9:15 PM ET
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RafiDRW
Detroit Red Wings
Location: Bill Cosby’s Magic Wiener #FireBlashill, TN
Joined: 04.16.2016

Sunday @ 9:54 PM ET
Quiet up in here.
EdmHockeyMan
Referee
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Lumbridge, AB
Joined: 06.24.2013

Sunday @ 10:37 PM ET

- abware


Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 12:26 AM ET
Quiet up in here.
- RafiDRW


Apologies. Had to work late.
Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 12:27 AM ET
Good to see James Neal is back to being James Neal. His November was arguably worse than any one month he had last year. Minus 11 in a month? Yikes.
- Hunkulese


I give you credit for trying.
HB77
Edmonton Oilers
Location: PC is a genius for drafting mcdavid
Joined: 02.20.2007

Monday @ 12:40 AM ET
I’ve talked a lot of sh1t about koskinen

And I still think that contract after 30 games was ridiculous.

But dude. He looks dialed. So solid right now
Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 12:44 AM ET
I’ve talked a lot of sh1t about koskinen

And I still think that contract after 30 games was ridiculous.

But dude. He looks dialed. So solid right now

- HB77


He’s better than Smith, that’s for certain. I’m curious to see how he performs if Smith is out for any length.
HB77
Edmonton Oilers
Location: PC is a genius for drafting mcdavid
Joined: 02.20.2007

Monday @ 12:49 AM ET
He’s better than Smith, that’s for certain. I’m curious to see how he performs if Smith is out for any length.
- Wildschwein

The split is working for him, so yeah that’s concerning giving him more

But I mean, regardless of smith injury, we gotta go at least 2 or 3 to 1.

He’s far better right now
HB77
Edmonton Oilers
Location: PC is a genius for drafting mcdavid
Joined: 02.20.2007

Monday @ 12:50 AM ET
I give you credit for trying.
- Wildschwein

I don’t


Weak
Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 12:58 AM ET
The split is working for him, so yeah that’s concerning giving him more

But I mean, regardless of smith injury, we gotta go at least 2 or 3 to 1.

He’s far better right now

- HB77


Agreed.
Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 1:00 AM ET
I don’t


Weak

- HB77



You gotta grade ‘ol Hunk on a curve.
robin_steele264
Edmonton Oilers
Joined: 03.15.2009

Monday @ 1:43 AM ET



Wtf was up with Gagner and Sheahan on the bench?


Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 1:46 AM ET
Elaborate please.
robin_steele264
Edmonton Oilers
Joined: 03.15.2009

Monday @ 1:53 AM ET
Elaborate please.
- Wildschwein




Talking to me?

If so.... they were pretty much coming to blows at the final horn. Had to be pulled apart.


cyeryk
Edmonton Oilers
Joined: 02.25.2007

Monday @ 6:46 AM ET
Sure, Smith has had a couple of rough games, but credit has to be given to him for bouncing back after poor starts. He wasn't my "ideal" choice to be in a tandem/backup role, but seems to have fit not too badly into the role.

5 on 5 numbers will look bad until the bottom six improves upon their poor start. In the last few games the secondary scoring has started to pick up, not as fast as most would like, but there is something that is resembling potential production. (Russell should've had his first goal tonight too, but a 50/50 call went the other way. Markstrom likely wouldn't have made that save, even if he wasn't "interfered with")

I believe Tippett had a plan to play the rotation until Smith got hurt or Koskinen faltered, well it looks like the earlier is the case. Starting Koskinen in 3-4 games in a row likely won't be a slump starter. He has improved on his positional play (not letting in as many short side shots from along the boards/ bad angles) and isn't swimming around the crease as much as he's swallowing most shots up now, instead of letting bad rebounds. Not to mention most nights the team is playing more structured in front of him limiting the high quality chances.

There are no easy wins, but some "winnable" games are coming up, the question is how does the team play in front of their goalie.
EdmHockeyMan
Referee
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Lumbridge, AB
Joined: 06.24.2013

Monday @ 8:05 AM ET
Talking to me?

If so.... they were pretty much coming to blows at the final horn. Had to be pulled apart.

- robin_steele264


Damn.

Edit: Apparently, it was nothing but laughs and giggles.

https://www.reddit.com/r/...n_a_shot_just_before_the/
EdmHockeyMan
Referee
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Lumbridge, AB
Joined: 06.24.2013

Monday @ 8:12 AM ET
Sure, Smith has had a couple of rough games, but credit has to be given to him for bouncing back after poor starts. He wasn't my "ideal" choice to be in a tandem/backup role, but seems to have fit not too badly into the role.

5 on 5 numbers will look bad until the bottom six improves upon their poor start. In the last few games the secondary scoring has started to pick up, not as fast as most would like, but there is something that is resembling potential production. (Russell should've had his first goal tonight too, but a 50/50 call went the other way. Markstrom likely wouldn't have made that save, even if he wasn't "interfered with")

I believe Tippett had a plan to play the rotation until Smith got hurt or Koskinen faltered, well it looks like the earlier is the case. Starting Koskinen in 3-4 games in a row likely won't be a slump starter. He has improved on his positional play (not letting in as many short side shots from along the boards/ bad angles) and isn't swimming around the crease as much as he's swallowing most shots up now, instead of letting bad rebounds. Not to mention most nights the team is playing more structured in front of him limiting the high quality chances.

There are no easy wins, but some "winnable" games are coming up, the question is how does the team play in front of their goalie.

- cyeryk


If there is anything Holland should improve upon via trade, it's finding better pieces to fit within that bottom 6 to improve depth and provide us with options. If we can trade for specifically middle 6 players, I think that would definitely help with versatility and secondary scoring for now.

Methinks the cost for a top 6 winger (which we need the most) rn is too high.
Wildschwein
Location: Foremost Prophet of The Jesus Greiss Church of Latter-Game Tits.
Joined: 11.17.2012

Monday @ 12:52 PM ET
If there is anything Holland should improve upon via trade, it's finding better pieces to fit within that bottom 6 to improve depth and provide us with options. If we can trade for specifically middle 6 players, I think that would definitely help with versatility and secondary scoring for now.

Methinks the cost for a top 6 winger (which we need the most) rn is too high.

- EdmHockeyMan


The price will probably start dropping after the New Year. Guys like Gusev might become affordable.
Reveen
Edmonton Oilers
Location: Who's your daddy ?, BC
Joined: 05.25.2011

Monday @ 1:37 PM ET
The price will probably start dropping after the New Year. Guys like Gusev might become affordable.
- Wildschwein

Russell for Gusev
VeryModernMan
Pittsburgh Penguins
Location: Munich
Joined: 06.06.2017

Monday @ 3:43 PM ET
Russell for Gusev
- Reveen


Trades with you in HBEfl will be Very(!) interesting.

Please bend my completely over and send my Lazylaine for Bigbear.
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