Sep 18, 2013
Cult of Hockey: Can Omark and Lander give Oilers solid fourth line?
In Part 1 of this Cult of Hockey series, we focused on how the Oilers have to find depth defenders and how the teams young stars must step up as leaders and refuse to lose.
Cult of Hockey: The ten things the Oilers must do to make the playoffs in 2013-14
The Oilers playoffs hopes have crashed in recent years because too many things had to go right but not enough of them did.
Cult of Hockey: Will Acton may be unfamiliar to Edmonton fans, but Oilers' coaches know him well
I've always known I'd rather be the fourth-line centre getting eight minutes a night on a first-place team than be the leading scorer on a last-place team."
Cult of Hockey: Oilers need wingers to play tough on boards
Magnus Paajarvi was improving in this area, but he's no longer an Oilers, along with real non-performers like Eric Belanger Where toughness and net presence is going to come from on the Edmonton Oilers in 2013-14 remains a mystery, even as the team has rid itself of non-physical players such as Eric Belanger.