Imagine

With apologies to John Lennon.

Imagine there’s no Letestu
It’s easy if you try
No lottery pick for us
All other teams will cry
Imagine all the centres
Scoring when they play… Aha-ah…

Imagine there’s no faceoffs
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or block for
And no defending, too
Imagine all the players
Scoring when they shoot… You…

You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday they’ll trade him
And the Oilers will be number one

Imagine puck possession
I wonder if you can
No need for a junk backchecker
It’s a heck of a plan
Imagine all the Oilers
Sharing all the wins… You…

You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday they’ll trade him
And the Oilers will be number one


Jim RoepckeJim Roepcke is a software developer living in Penticton, BC. He was 4 years old when the Oilers joined the NHL, and grew up thinking it was normal for the teams he cheered for to win the Stanley Cup and Grey Cup every year. Sigh.