The Biggest Loser

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  1. dispatch50

    dispatch50 Registered User

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    Looking over the standings and see that there are still 3 teams without a win this season.
    The following teams are;

    Detroit 0-2-2
    Florida 0-1-1
    Edmonton 0-2-0

    Detroit expected to have a rough year but in most games so far this they've made the games close.

    Edmonton figured they would want to come out strong and show that last year was just a fluke and come out strong.

    Florida well didn't think they be one of the 3 teams as they had a strong finish last year and that they would build on from that.

    So out of the 3 remaining teams who are winless which one do you think will be last to earn their first victory of the season?
     
  2. CanuckInAlberta

    CanuckInAlberta Registered User

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    Edmonton - tough first 10 games, no offence outside of McD, no #1/#2 defenceman, average goaltending
     
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    Detroit will be the biggest loser.

    I see Edmonton beating the Rangers and Florida beating Vancouver.
     
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    The next five games for the currently winless teams;

    Detroit: @ Boston, @ Montreal, @ Tampa Bay, @ Florida, Carolina.
    Florida: Vancouver, @ Philadelphia, @ Washington, Detroit, @ NY Rangers.
    Edmonton: @ NY Rangers, @ Winnipeg, Boston, Nashville, Pittsburgh.
     
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    Looking at the upcoming schedules, Florida and Edmonton both have very winnable games coming up and Detroit has a pretty brutal one. So Detroit probably wins and they other two lose, because hockey.

    If Edmonton doesn’t beat the Rangers, ouch. They’ve got a tough road ahead the next several games. Guess I gotta go with them.
     
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    Edmonton's odds against Winnipeg, Boston, Nashville and Pittsburgh are not great, but they could win against Rangers. I can't see Florida or Detroit winning any games before they play against eachother. That's a tough schedule for both of them. Edmonton is going to be the first to win, and after that Detroit is going to take a big L against the Panthers.
     
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    Is this even a question?

    The biggest loser in all of sport is the team that had what, four first overall draft picks and still cannot field a competitive team?

    The Cleveland Browns have made strides while here you have the Oilers being an embarrassment.

    The bigger debate is; are the Brown the Oilers of the NFL?
     
  8. Howboutthempanthers

    Howboutthempanthers Thread killer. Sponsor

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    Nothing is a gimme but, Vancouver?
     
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    Florida & Detroit have at least looked competitive.

    Edmonton not so much.
     
  10. Benedict Kovalchuk

    Benedict Kovalchuk Kovalchuk: A spy?

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    Their roster is pretty garbage but Petterson alone, not to mention unfamiliarity with him, could help them pull out a win. Kid is unreal. I still think Florida beats them, but Vancouver is not as bad as they were last year.
     
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    Howboutthempanthers Thread killer. Sponsor

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    Oh no, I'm not debating that at all. And I like Pettersson, a lot. I just don't think it's a "I can't see Florida winning" type of thing like he said.
     
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    Not like Florida has been terrible this year. Could of been 2-0, 1-0-1. 1-1 etc...
    SOL to Tampa and a blown 3rd period loss to the Blue Jackets, with Reimer starting due to Luo being injured again.
    Can't say much about the others as I've watched 0 seconds of their games so far.
     
  13. A91

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    Oilers won a playoff series 2 years ago and nearly won 2. That has ended the debate.

    By "strides" you mean won 2 games after picking 1st overall a few months ago?

    lmao
     
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    DDRhockey Hockeyfan since 1986

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    how is draisatl payed 8.5 per season?
     
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    Much like the Devils being the only undefeated team it's strange that a mere 3 teams are winless after only 9 days of action.
    Maybe the standings, as of the American Thanksgiving Day, won't be as indicative of who will make the playoffs and which teams won't. It would be kind of a nice change.
     
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    Edmonton's game against the Rangers is an afternoon game. We rarely play a good game of hockey in the afternoon.

    If there's an excuse to lose a game. We'll find it.
     
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    Edmonton,
    If they can't beat the Rangers the Oilers could start the season 0-7.
     
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    This isnt even a question. It's a resounding no

    The fact that you brought this up leads me to believe you don't actually know anything about the history of the Browns.

    Let me know when the Katz wants to move the team, the old team gets suspended for 4 years, then the new/old team (rebranded in another city [Regina] because of a partially failed relocation) finds decades of success and wins a SC 4 years later.

    In the NHL it would look like this (approximately, but worse):
    That would be like an alternate universe where the Penguins go bankrupt in 04, Mario buys the team and says **** Pittsburgh, moves the team to a nearby city with no NHL team (same division), rebrands them as the polar bears, wins the draft lottery for Crosby and they win the cup in 09. Hey pens fans, it's okay cause you got to keep the penguins brand even though you dont get a team until 08. Then when you finally get a team it's worse than the Atlanta Thrashers, but they dont relocate because that would be too easy...you have to then suffer through 18 years of hell on earth and multiple trash years, one of which you dont even win a game. No. No team in the NHL is anywhere near the Browns.

    The Browns epitomize failure... No team in the history of the NHL has had a winless season, nor a winning % of 0.289 over a decade....0.289 WIN% OVER A DECADE - LOL. I'm a huge Vikings fan, who're the Cubs of the NFL, and I thank Satan every day that I'm not a Browns fan
     
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    Because McDavid inflated his numbers
     
  21. Heart Eater

    Heart Eater Johnny Toronto

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    Oilers own that title

    Their fans would literally fight you to the death in every thread saying:
    Chia is a top 3 GM and GM of the year
    McLellan should be HC of year and is way better than Babcock
    Talbots is elite
    Defending Larsson/Hall trade saying they wouldn’t have made playoffs and would do it again 10/10 times
    Klefbom and Larsson are elite D

    What else were they saying lol
     
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    I was puzzled by the Hall trade. I wouldn't have done it.
     

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