Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/24/12
Oil Spill On Aisle 49! The ice will be so tilted in Vancouver’s favour Tuesday night, you may literally feel a rush of blood to your head should you be sitting at the Oilers’ end of the rink. First off, the Oilers play Monday against San Jose, a game they should lose on paper. Edmonton has lost 3 in a row going into that game, so regardless of Monday’s result, the Oil should be gassed. Remember when they were in 1st place? I bet Oilers fans do  In addition, the Oilers are so far removed from the league of the Canucks and the one they claimed to be in at the start of the season. Remember when they were in 1st place? I bet Oilers fans do; just like they seem to recall those Cups in the 80’s all the time. Seriously though, if Edmonton loses Monday vs. San Jose, they will go into Tuesday night’s matchup with the Nucks 24 points behind them in the standings. Either way, the Oilers will be in 13th place in the West, and at the very least 16 points out of a playoff spot. Their fall from...
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