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HEMSKY’S VALUE?

Ales Hemsky led the Czech Republic in scoring with three goals and four points at the Sochi Olympics. Despite only playing 12 minutes a game, he showed NHL general managers that if he plays with offensive players he can still produce. Did his Olympic performance increase his trade value?

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Oscar Klefbom: “It feels like I’ve taken another step”

Though in some ways he’s been overshadowed by other defensive prospects – Martin Marincin, drafted a year earlier, has made the jump to the NHL while Darnell Nurse has better draft pedigree – Oscar Klefbom remains one of the more significant young players in the Oilers organization.  We were able to catch up with him…

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I CAN SEE SUMMER FROM HERE!

We’re just a week away from NHL hockey returning, but I’m thinking about the summer. Warm breeze, barbeque humming, lawn mower rumbling, beer in the fridge and those Oilers are making noises. It seems so far away, and yet the draft and free agency are on the way! Here’s what might happen.