Edmonton Oilers: What To Do, What To Do?

November 24th, 2010 by Caitlin Schulz Leave a reply »
Two months into the Oilers' season, the greatest hopes we had for our young guns saving us from our lonely position at the bottom of the heap have been dashed.

Sitting with just 14 points, only New Jersey and the New York Islanders can claim to be in more dire straights. It begs the question, what can the Oilers do to change things around?

I doubt there will be a coaching change. That's a personal observation. I haven't heard any rumors threatening Tom Renney's position with the club, but it's usually the coach that gets hit the hardest.

Seeing as we've seen three coaches in three years of poor point production, I'm starting to think it may not be a coaching issue.

Could a trade be a plausible alternative?

I think, ideally, Edmonton would love to see some new blood come in and fire something up. The question is, what do we have to give that we don't need ourselves? Anyone who would garner trade interest is desperately needed within the club.

Can't give up a young guy; the fans would scorn Steve Tambellini. At least I know I would. And it's time to invest in our future.

Can't give up Sheldon Souray, because no one ...

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