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Oilers flirt with disaster; Big hit by Stuart

Peckham da man

Peckham da man

This kid’s a keeper. If you stick to the opposite team’s skill guys on even strength, then you won’t be burned all day as if you were playing on the PK all night. There’s a time to be aggressive – and that means whenever Malkin and Crosby are on the ice. Peckham gets it and he should play more minutes.

The Edmonton Oilers are the titanic and the captain of the ship is Craig MacTavish. And it’s like the Oilers are flirting with the iceberg as it approaches, as if the friggen thing can’t do any harm to them. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. This road trip just passed the halfway point and we’re not doing anything to improve on our 6-6-1 record. Not at this rate. We started this year 4-0 and we’re not even 0.500 anymore. Definitely the wrong direction to be heading in. This is a team that has almost all the right parts but none of the heart that saw them come within a few points of making the post season last year.

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