How does a professional sports team fall so far so fast?
Some may argue that winning the Clarence Campbell trophy made the 2006 team seem much better than they really were. Others could make the claim that the large number of injuries and man-games lost has forced the team to the bottom. While both of these statements hold some truth, the reality is that in the years leading up to and following the Oilers' 2006 Stanley Cup run, Edmonton management made some disastrous decisions that sent the team to where they are today.
Here are eight moves that helped make the Oilers the worst team in the NHL.