Originally written on Lowetide  |  Last updated 11/19/14

EDMONTON, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 23: Associate coach Tom Renney and head coach Pat Quinn of the Edmonton Oilers look on during the game against the Calgary Flames on September 23, 2009 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)
This is Jimmy Page. Before the Yardbirds and before the New Yardbirds and before the session work he was just a kid trying to play Rumble. Everyone starts at the beginning. Taylor Hall's injury gives coach Renney a chance to shuffle the deck and elevate one of the bottom sixers into a feature role. Now, he sure doesn't want to (Hall's a better player than the men available to replace him) but for at least a few games (more likely longer) one of the lesser lights gets a chance on the big stage. As a fan, I'm hoping it's Paajarvi. 15 goals a year ago, zippo this season. If he spends three weeks in the top six and scores a goal a week, maybe his confidence shoots up and he rescues his season. As an observer of Tom Renney, I think Anton Lander may get the chance. Just as coach MacT used to elevate Toby Petersen, so too this coach appears to trust Lander already and that's a huge factor. Lander's math suggests he's a more likely candidate to get shipped to OKC and Paajarvi, but coach Re...
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