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  1. Really hope we go back to the royal blues! I also heard that they are going to be doing some different game day presentation ideas. Myself along with every season seat holder i’ve Talked to hopes they get rid of the cringe worthy engineered chant led by the mascot and his drum. The chant sounds so bad when it is staged 10 times a period and all you hear is a couple kids led by Hunter the lynx. Everyone knows the chant sounds best when the fans in the upper bowl start it after some good effort by the team and excitement for the game and it filters down from there. I know the effort from the team will be better next year and I hope the pr people leave the mascot to handing out prizes etc .. and not controlling the chants for the entire building. It just doesn’t work well.
  2. Have to agree. I knew we were in trouble with Todd m when earlier in the year we lost 4-0 at home to Nashville and Todd came out and said that hat the team should good discipline in the third. Give me a break. I was at that game and things were getting chippy at the end of the second and you had a feeling that the oilers had had enough and were going to send a message in the third that they wouldn’t be pushed around especially at home down 4-0. Then they come out in the third and nothing. Not even a body check thrown and the coach comes out in the presser and commends his team for good discipline and essentially going quietly into the night and letting Nashville have the 2 points. I have not trusted this coaching staff since then
  3. I agree. The home games have not been fun at all since we moved into the new barn. The playoffs were great as usual but both regular seasons the atmosphere has been terrible. Even last year when we were winning it was super quiet in there . A good start would be to get rid of the mascot and his lame chants and instead of giving away bags of chips in the stoppages play some pump up highlights and good tunes.
  4. Anybody else notice how the atmosphere at the home games this year has been terrible? And I am talking about even earlier in the year before we started losing so much. I have a theory and it has to do with the mascot believe it or not. from the minute the puck is dropped the mascot is in the lower bowl amongst the fans banging on his drum trying to get a forced engineered lets go oilers chant going. It usually results in two or three kids joining in and it just sounds terrible. so lame and fake sounding. Like you are at a minor hockey game. the chant only sounds good when the fans start it themselves organically usually in the upperbowl and it filters down and the whole arena gets involved. Not only that i myself sit in the upperbowl and start the chants from time to time and the mascot with his drum will usually wreck it by starting another chant offbeat in the lower bowl at the same time resulting in a clustered mess. I dont mind us having a mascot I just don't think he should be controlling the crowd the whole game with his drum. it creates a bad atmosphere in the rink and It just doesnt work and sounds terrible. I can even hear it on tv and it sounds ridiculous.
  5. Agreed. The chant sounds awesome when the fans start it. Manufactured , scripted noise does not.
  6. It will be electric this year, I am just really hoping that stupid drummer guy isn't back to ruin the atmosphere in the rink. We don't need to be told when to cheer by a guy whaling on a drum every 2 minutes each period that has no idea about hockey.
  7. Exactly! I have emailed the Oilers office many times, but got no response, or any response that made any sense at all.
  8. I agree totally Jordan. The guy at the top of the lrt is a game day fixture and deserves to stay. As for the drummer boy that the oilers employ, I just hate the idea of being told when to cheer, which essentially is what he is. I love a loud building and think that the building is way louder without the stupid drummer guy that has no idea anything about hockey.
  9. They both got to go. The atmosphere at rexall is actually worse with them there. Way to gimmicky and american for oil country. Cheerleaders and engineered noise works at football games but not hockey games.
  10. Anybody know if that annoying drummer guy is being employed by the Oilers again this year? Every season ticket holder i have talked to can't stand this guy. We are loud knowledge able fans and the chant always sounds best when the fans start it. Just look at 2006.
  11. I totally disagree that music deedens a crowd. What deedens the crowd a rexall is that annoying drummer guy that goes section by section trying to get a forced lame chant going. Everytime he comes to our section all everybody does is yell at him to go away and leave us alone. The lets go oilers chant only sounds good when the whole rink is involved , The fans will get into the game when their is effort shown on the ice, not because a guy is banging on his drum. I was at the first game this year and the music was a little better but I was shocked that the oilers rehired the drummer guy for another year.
  12. lets just hope, that with the new entertainment manager they hired that his first mandate will be to get rid of that annoying drummer guy that does not have a clue what is going on. We are a knowledgeable fan base that knows when to chant. banging on a stupid drum 100 times a game trying to get just one section to do a lousy chant is not going to make the building loud. that drummer guy actually makes the rink quieter because even when the fans would start a chant he would drown it out with that annoying drum. Just look at 2006 there was no annoying drummer boy going then. the fans were loud on their own and we will be again when we see some decent effort out of our team. rant over. as long as that drummer guy is gone next year!!
  13. funny how nobody talks about habby now. habby stole more games than dubynk last year and is now playing for the Stanley cup champs. people just like to bash a guy because of his off ice life. no wonder nobody wants to play here, unless they are drafted and given 40 million for a couple good years. what a joke our team has become, I am embarrassed to be a fan of this team.
  14. keep drinking the kool aid, or is it klowe aid. cause according to him this team is right on schedule and we have to be patient. 8 years no playoffs in this city is absolute insanity. but hey he has won cups and he knows what he is doing. I can barely enough watch this anymore. we are the absolute laughing stock of the league. but hey lowe I guess when you traded pronger for good ol laddy smid, that was a great move eh'. give me a break lowe you started this gong show.
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