Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/17/14
A big comeback story, which is as big as any in the league this season, is that of Sheldon Souray of the Dallas Stars.  After being exiled to the AHL last season and bought out by the Edmonton Oilers, he is back in the NHL.  He has been a significant contributor to the Stars with 8 points in 11 games and a +8 +/- rating from defence.  He leads his team in +/- and is the highest scorer on the Dallas defence with twice as many points as any other defenceman on the team.  His strong play is one of the reasons Dallas leads the Central Division. Souray is an example of Edmonton Oiler mismanagement.  When the Oilers wanted to make a free agent splash in 2007 they signed Souray to a 5 year contract with a $5.4 million salary cap hit.  Souray was an Edmonton Oiler for three years.  Two of them were injury plagued and the third was good enough to put him into the All Star Game.  Souray was painted as a locker room cancer and the Oilers decided he needed to be moved by the end of his third s...

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