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By the time the end of November rolled around last season, the Edmonton Oilers had dashed any hopes fans had that they’d kinda-sorta contend for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Meaningful games in March and April? The Oilers were done by December.
Toni Rajala was this close to being a success story. The 2009 fourth round draft pick passed hurdle after hurdle, and then left before even really challenging the final one.