Originally posted on Lowetide  |  Last updated 12/28/11
The OKC Barons lost last night, but there is good news on the pro prospect front. Last night in the middle of the first period, two young Barons rang shots off the post. Magnus Paajarvi--in OKC to find his confidence and some swagger--hit iron and then Teemu Hartikainen--back after missing 10 games--did the same. "We had great chances, it's just one of those things that happens" said head coach Todd Nelson. Phil Cornet also returned to action, he was the hottest shooter in the territory when injured, and veteran Josh Green scored a goal in his first game back (from suspension and illness) after being parked for 5. We know from what Gabe Desjardins' taught us that about 45% of AHL offense should come with the player should he make the NHL. Here are the AHL numbers for the Oilers various prospects (I'm including Kirill Tulupov because I think it's only a matter of time before they add him to the 50 man list). Phil Cornet (25, 15-3-18) forced his way into the conversation before injur...
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