Oilers Early Success Stems From Unexpected Sources

Posted: 21st October 2009 by Antony Ta in NHL
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This time last year, a disgruntled Raffi Torres fan would openly state their regret at the Oilers acquiring Gilbert Brule. Around the same time in 2008, your friendly neighbourhood Oilers fan would express their disappointment in Dustin Penner's level of conditioning, or smugly state that he was a "big fat" mistake of Kevin Lowe's. Heck, even MacT put in his own two cents with regards to the big winger. Well, we can forget those days. So far this season, Penner's dedication to training and hard work has rubbed off on himself and on the team. The Oilers are doing relatively well thus far this season, and for the most part are winning games convincingly. Though, there have been a few questionable games, most notably the Vancouver game, the Oilers have been winning without the contributions o ...

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