Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/18/08 at 09:44 AM ET
from David Staples of The Cult of Hockey,
On Sept. 19, 2008, long before all the present bitterness and acrimony, coach Craig MacTavish summed up the giddy mood in Edmonton regarding his Edmonton Oilers, telling reporters it was like the days when Chris Pronger was in town. “This is the best chance we’ve had since then to win the division. I think it’s wide open and we’re going to be right there….
“We have lots of options. We’re in a good space right now. We have the personnel to have a championship-calibre team.”
A championshp-calibre team.
Talk about painting yourself into a corner.
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