Originally posted on Lowetide  |  Last updated 11/27/11
Winter 2011: #4 Summer 2011: #5 Winter 2010: #17 Summer 2010: #13 Winter 2009: #9 Summer 2009: #7 Winter 2008: #18 Summer 2008: #19 The most obvious signs that the Edmonton Oilers are deep in pro forwards are the young men in OKC. Among them are Linus Omark (injured and inelgible for the top 20) and five members of the Winter top 20. Teemu Hartikainen is the top ranked forward from the minors, and I doubt he spends much longer in the AHL. Teemu Hartikainen impressed Oiler fans during a cup of coffee with the big club late last season. He arrived at training camp in the fall blocked by several summer acquisitions (notably Ryan Smyth) and ended up being a late cut from training camp. In OKC so far, there's been plenty of coverage about a healthy scratch, but digging a little deeper shows some very nice things for our latest Finn phenom: 4 powerplay goals already have him tied for 2nd on the team and tied for 12th in the entire AHL. 60 shots on goal in 19 games is a solid to...
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