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by Paul on 10/30/12 at 12:31 PM ET
from Jonathan Willis of OilersNation,
Yesterday, Bob Stauffer announced on Oilers Now that he expects the Edmonton Oilers to make a “wow factor move” in player personnel once the lockout ended (he further predicts the lockout will be over by early December). In other words, according to Stauffer, a big trade is brewing.
Stauffer, unsurprisingly, takes a fair amount of flack. He is employed by the Oilers. He has been an unapologetic advocate of Daryl Katz, both when Katz was wildly popular with Oilers fans, and now when his demands as part of a new arena deal have turned that relationship sour. Stauffer’s stuck by Katz, and he’s paid by Katz, and that combination is a tough one to manage while staying on the good side of fans.
But that doesn’t matter. What matters is Stauffer’s record for getting things right.
In that regard, Stauffer’s batting average is higher than any other member of the Edmonton media.
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