Originally written April 13, 2013 on Hockey Fan Land:
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Forward Ales Hemsky may not play another game this season. According to the Edmonton Journal, the Edmonton Oilers are looking to shelve the hurting winger, now that a playoff spot feels (realistically) out of reach.  The 29-year-old is believed to have an injured foot after blocking a shot March 7. He's been reportedly taking pills and enduring cortisone shots to deal with the pain.  "It's gotten worse, so it's time for a break," Oilers head coach Ralph Krueger said. "He was showing a lot of courage. He was there for the team. He wanted to play."  Ruled out for the Oilers' next three games, Hemsky will only return beyond that if the injury improves dramatically.Ales Hemsky has yet to play a full NHL season in his career. I think it's finally time for this organization to cut ties with this player. It was said from the out-set that this player skill to spare. However, when your veteran with the most potential is dealing with injury situations e...
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