The Oilers's struggles at centre are all based on a systemic flaw.
Like their general manager, the Oilers skaters can't get the little things right. What makes us think they can get the big things right?
Shot Blocking Outside the Prime Scoring Area. There's a time and place for it, and it isn't everytime and everyplace.
Communication and Awarenes... You're Doing it Wrong. Breaking down Oiler problems with communication and awareness
Generating offense from the cycle is about attacking open areas of the ice, even ones away from the net.
Shawn Horcoff understands what it takes to make a power play successful. Imitate Ryan Smyth and create space for his wings.
Use your teammates and the natural barriers in the rink (physical and otherwise) to dictate the play.