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curcro

  • joined Nov 25, 2011
  • last login Jul 16, 2014
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Dropkick 16 - Jordan Eberle vs Nail Yakupov

This is a round of two players who do not deserve to be rated as highly as they are, but I thought it would make an interesting opening round matchup. These are actually two that in my estimation...

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Dropkick 16 - Kelly Buchberger vs Steve Smith

Inspired by the NSS16 and a comment about how Mark Fraser should be in the NSS16, I have come up with the CnB Fans Dropkick 16. Similar format to the NSS16, except in honor of the inaugural Oilers...

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Trading Sam

We all know the Oilers are going to try to trade Sam Gagner this summer. Sam's boxcars 60 GP - 9 G - 24 A - 34 PTS - (-25). On a PPG basis he is on pace for a 46 pts season if he had played every...

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NHL Goal Review and The Questionable Jack Skille Goal

Since the advent of Video Review there have been numerous examples of calls gone wrong, whether as a result of the foot in the crease rule or local broadcast teams delaying from showing certain...

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Possession Metrics By Game

The Oilers are getting their butts kicked everywhere. Here's a look at game-by-game possession.

Functionally Tough Players

Which NHL players are "functionally tough"?

Functional Toughness & Winning

Does Functional Toughness exist? Does it help teams win or prevent injuries?

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QUALGRIT Standings

The rhetoric is the teams need Grit to win.

Grit & Winning

The rhetoric is the teams need Grit to win.

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Who is helping the Oilers most?

I have being playing with consistency, and I wanted to see who is helping the Oilers the most at this stage. There are of course flaws to this, as it doesn't include PP or PK or 4 v 4. These are 5...

Shawn Horcoff Scolded

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I think someone should make up honorary Shawn Horcoff Dallas t-shirts with the "You Can't Do That" phrase on them when the Stars visit.

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Help - Developing a Statistic

I have been dreaming of a consistency statistic for years now. My thought process is that you can have Player A that plays well 50 games out of 82 and thus contributes more to wins in those 50...

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Which Game Should I Pick?

On my annual trip to the city of champions lottery winners, I usually get to take in an NHL game, except when there is a strike or the CFR is in town, or summer ruins the hockey season. This year...

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The Enigma Of Goalie Development Solved(ish)

Figuring out goalies has long been in the domain of the crystal ball. Trying to work out which one will make it to the NHL and which will end up with psychological problems wondering where it has...

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Jordan Eberle the 5th Wheel

Disclaimer: I like Jordan Eberle and I think Taylor Hall the best player on the Oilers. I will even grant that Hall should be on a higher wicket than Eberle. I think Eberle is the 2nd best player...

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$6 Million Dollar Question

Much is made of Jordan Eberle's contract and some people thinking it is too high. At $6M through to 2019 and 9.34% of the salary cap this year. An Aside: With salaries being tied to revenue,...

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Horcoff & Hemsky Trades

Given that Horcoff & Hemsky are on the way out, I thought I would come up with a possible destinations for each. Montreal - (with buyout of Kaberle $4.25M off the books they have a little...

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Proof Of Mike Brown As A Deterrent

I was reading threads about people defending Mike Brown and what he brings to the Oilers, and how he is important to their success. I wanted to prove that he had NO effect as a Deterrent....

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What is a Draft Pick worth?

With the trade deadline coming around, and draft picks likely to be exchanging hands, what exactly is a pick worth in numbers? These are for 1997-2007 I have used the same charts I used for the...

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Proof of Quality of Shot

It has been a while since we discussed shooting percentages, I wondered how Gagner compared to Eberle. Gagner has a 15.5% Shooting Percentage, and Eberle 18.9% last year, it would seem obvious...

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Draft Performance - 1st round vs the rest

How do NHL teams do in the draft?

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Go after the deep RFA pool

The Oilers don't need more picks - they need more players.

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Ranking NHL Scouting Departments

Is amateur scouting part of the Oilers problem?

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Building Through the Draft - Who's Better the Red Wings or the Oilers?

via cmsimg.freep.com Detroit is famed for building through the draft. Yet since Holland took over for the Wings in 1997 they have drafted 6 times in the 1st Round. Jiri Fischer 1998, Niklas...

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According to Corsi...

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A Philadelphia Rumor

http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/flyers/20130228_Flyers_goalie_Bryzgalov_livens_up_pregame_skate.html Trade speculation On the heels of interesting trade chatter involving Danny Briere, the ...

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The Ultimate Stat Is?

If you could put together a single stat to tell the story of hockey, what would it be?

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Petry on Walkabout?

A reader requested a breakdown of Jeff Petry's weird zone exit - reader curcro obliges with this screen-by-screen.

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Can you build a successful team based on PDO?

One of our regular readers tries his hand at PDO analysis.

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