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Old 08-22-2017, 03:19 PM   #8101
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What the hell does Cuddles McDaiper know about "team" success? He and Cam Talbot are the Edmonton Oilers, and surrounded by a roster of skating mannequins.

I can't wait for the regular season to start and to shut up the prima donna show ponies in the North.

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Old 08-22-2017, 03:22 PM   #8102
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Wow the first Flames drubbing of the Oilers is like 6 weeks away.

Exciting.
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Old 08-22-2017, 03:34 PM   #8103
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.... still can't believe we have Giordano / Hamilton / Brodie / Hamonic / Stone as our top five. That's just ridiculous.
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:29 PM   #8104
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the Flames D is very exciting, I'm stoked for the first game against the oilers... and the silence that will follow.
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:39 PM   #8105
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This whole hyping of the Oilers this off season is going to backfire on them. The whole they're cup contenders now, and how awesome of a team they are. All the teams in the NHL are going to use those dumbo's as a measuring stick. There aren't going to be any easy nights for the Oilers.

I'm sure that the Flames will be reminded that the Oilers swept them last year, and they'll come out of their dressing room like starved bears after a long summers hibernation.

And Connor will look at the players around the locker room and pray everynight that Cam Talbot won't falter because this team is missing a top 4 defenseman from last year, and while Eberle was bad, Strome is worse.

But at least he'll have $12.5 million dollars a year to keep him comfortable when he and his Oilers get their teeth kicked in a lot.

I mean even in his heart of hearts he has to know that a team that improves from 70 points to 104 points is a mirage, and illusion, and that when every team amps up their game against the Oilers and every team looks at how Anaheim mistreated him that its going to be a long hard season of disappointment.

And at the end of the year when he looks at himself in the mirror and see's his toothless mouth and he realizes that the sour taste in his mouth is a combination of the bitter taste of failure, the pungent taste of defeat and a healthy portion of his liver.

Then just when he thinks he's at the lowest point of his depression, he'll look towards the 2018-2019 season and realize that its not going to get better, its going to get worse as the competitive window slams shut on his fingers.

But through the blurred vision caused by his tears he'll see a sign of hope and optimism.




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Old 08-22-2017, 04:40 PM   #8106
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the Flames D is very exciting, I'm stoked for the first game against the oilers... and the silence that will follow.
I hope the Flames defence shines and the Oilers D are exposed, just to drive home the importance of that position, how much the Oilers actually lack there, and how screwed they are after putting all their remaining cap space into a few players up front.
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Old 08-22-2017, 07:40 PM   #8107
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On the Edmonton subreddit u/tylemaker did a thoroughly comprehensive look at the Oilers cap situation next year. I think he nailed things pretty much bang on. Tldr: he admits the Oilers are going to be in a bad cap situation unless they can trade RNH for picks/prospects or some of their free agents take extremely friendly deals. They will not be able to retain all of Maroon, Strome, Nurse, Benning unless the cap goes up by a minimum of 4 million and they don't have a prospect base than can come in and fill those roles adequately. A realistic fan of the Oilers, who would've thought?

https://www.reddit.com/r/EdmontonOil...DX&sh=22c47e1e
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Old 08-22-2017, 08:00 PM   #8108
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Connor McDavid throwing some shade on the Flames ability to "gel" as a team.



https://www.fanragsports.com/nhl/mcd...worked-oilers/
I dunno, I wouldn't call that shade. He's saying the Flames have a good roster and made some good moves and that the Oilers have to be a better team. I don't see anything wrong with what he said. If anything, he's praising (for lack of a better word) the Flames.
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I dunno, I wouldn't call that shade. He's saying the Flames have a good roster and made some good moves and that the Oilers have to be a better team. I don't see anything wrong with what he said. If anything, he's praising (for lack of a better word) the Flames.
He is diplomatic, but he plays for the Oilers - so I give him no quarter!
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