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Recap Of Craig MacTavish’s Meeting With The Media

from the CP via TSN,

Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish says everything in the organization is under evaluation as the last-place team continues to underperform despite an influx of high draft picks and young talent in recent years.

MacTavish told a news conference today the coaching staff, led by second-year head coach Dallas Eakins, and the players are "under scrutiny."

Eakins' future has been called into question several times already this season as the Oilers have managed just six wins and are currently mired in an 11-game losing streak.

MacTavish, who has also been on the hotseat in Edmonton, says the players need to take more responsibility.

He blamed "execution on the ice" for the team's struggles.


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Slumpy's avatar

Perron and Purcell have been putrid! Petry another along with Yakupov stinking up ice and only good face-off man on the entire team has been Boyd Gordon.

Did I forget to mention this team refuses to sign a decent TG.

Perron is much better than he is playing right now and I think Petry and Yakupov would be better too being traded to better teams.

That Flames mascot is dancing on the oilers this season laughing LOL

Posted by Slumpy from Under My Wheels on 12/05/14 at 05:02 PM ET


The only person that doesn’t see the problem is the owner. He needs a completely new management team. The current Oilers hockey experts have run that team into a disaster.

Posted by Puckbubba on 12/05/14 at 09:52 PM ET

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