Originally posted on Lowetide  |  Last updated 12/18/11
It's not a fun picture this morning for the Edmonton Oilers. Although 15th in the west is a distant bell, they certainly have a nice shot at 13th before Christmas and could spend the back half of the season failing for Nail. On what planet is this acceptable?The Oilers never make a significant change at this time of year. During the Kevin-Lowe-in-management era, Edmonton has made exactly one big December trade: in 2003 they cut the Comrie cord on December 16th, acquiring Jeff Woywitka and two draft picks (which Kevin Prendergast turned into Robbie Schremp and Danny Syvret).In November of 2000, Lowe dealt Bill Guerin and the Oilers 2001 1st round pick (Boston selected Shaone Morrissonn) to Boston for Anson Carter and the Bruins 1st rounder (KP selected Ales Hemsky).Edmonton Oilers fans awake today to the sounds of Sonny and Cher on the radio and a repeat of Groundhog Day. I don't know if this is the day we drive the truck off the cliff or the day we spend all of our efforts getting i...
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