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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Oilers Training Camp Update

After watching much of the Oilers' training camp, including rookie games and Joey Moss Cup, I thought it would be appropriate to think about some fun ways to refer to our players. Thus, I have some Oilers' jokes and nicknames.

Newest Oiler jokes:


1. What did the coach say when he wanted the rookie to be a better team player?
Answer:
Make like the Cogs in the machine!

2. What did the coach say to the player heading to the press box?
Answer:
Don't make me Paukovich!!!

3. Who in the Oilers' organization has the least funny name?
Answer:
Phillipe Cornet

I have come up with some nicknames for some of the Oilers and Oilers' hopefuls:


David Rohlfs - Rohlfcopter (or ROFLcopter, for those of you familiar with Internet Lingo)
Erik Cole - The Slaw (as in Cole Slaw)
Geoff Paukovich - The Headhunter, or Highlander
Marc-Andre Bernier - A.L.I.A.B (At Least I Aint Bergeron!)
Toby LaFrance - The Revolution, or Viva Toby, or Wine and Cheese, or Cup of T, or French Fry
Phillipe Cornet - The Comedian (see Oilers' joke #3)
Glenn Fisher - The Apostle (refer to the gospel)
Ales Hemsky - Hemmertime
Shawn Horcoff - Tuberculosis (I don't want to explain this one... but jesting and jokes aside, I believe Horcoff is the future captain after Ethan Moreau)
Sheldon Souray - S-squared
Lubomir Visnovsky - V-Nov

...

I'm out of ideas.

Just a thought: If Gilbert Brule were female, and he married Tom Gilbert, wouldn't his name be Gilbert Gilbert?

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5 Comments:

Blogger Matt said...

i'm a firm believer that Dustin Penner should just be called D.P. It's perfect.

September 22, 2008 at 11:36 AM

 
Blogger raventalon40 said...

I fancy the nickname Locomotive for D.P., but I think he has to steamroll some guys before I give it to him. For now, I will agree that D.P. is perfect.

September 22, 2008 at 3:43 PM

 
Blogger Marion said...

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September 23, 2008 at 4:35 PM

 
Blogger Marion said...

shouldn't Steve Staios be s-squared as well?

I have an Oilers joke, albeit incredibly lame...well it's more like a random thought than it is a joke...

If Mellon Arena is called the Igloo and is home to the Penguins, shouldn't Rexall Place be called Fort McMurray then?

Get it? Fort McMurray. oil sands. Oilers...haha

September 23, 2008 at 4:45 PM

 
Blogger Marion said...

"i'm a firm believer that Dustin Penner should just be called D.P. It's perfect."

I was at the game last night and I heard some guy yell "Go D.P!" and it reminded me of this blog.

October 13, 2008 at 5:51 PM

 

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