Good and Bad Angles Come Out Of Oilers’ Wednesday Win

Posted: 19th November 2009 by Jim Parsons in NHL
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After Wednesday's come-from-behind win over the Colorado Avs, a blogger like myself had a plethora of story lines to select from.

Should I talk about Jeff Deslauriers finally getting some game action, only to start out poorly, worry the entire coaching staff, then make up for it towards the latter half of the game? It would have been scary if the Oilers felt they had to play Khabibulin more than they're already playing him.

Maybe how Tom Gilbert, who has had a rough season to start, was so bad in the first half of the game and directly responsible for the Avs first two goals, that it forced head coach Pat Quinn to bench him. Gilbert received a total of 7:41 seconds of ice time throughout the night. Message sent loud and clear I would guess.

I noticed too th ...

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