Originally written on Lowetide  |  Last updated 10/18/11
The day this photo was taken there were a lot of questions about Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Was he really the best available selection? Was he NHL ready? How much impact would he have in his 9-game audition before the Oilers had to make a decision on him?Edmonton calling Red Deer: he's not coming back. In the short, rich history of this team, I don't think anyone can argue Smyth's story is a unique chapter. The guy bleeds copper and blue, mixes skill with gumption in equal parts and he's clearly turned back the clock this fall. Big minutes, heavy minutes and impacting the game in all areas. This isn't Hollywood, but he's the Natural. --Ryan Whitney could return, but which of the six D do you take out? It's to laugh that we even ask the question after all these years. What a sweet reversal of fortune, if only for one night. --The Preds sure noticed the Oilers and they're definitely not pleased.  Jerred Smithson: “We don’t work, we don’t skate, we don’t forecheck, we have a hardworking team...
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