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Watching Justin Schultz play and seeing Nail Yakupov's goal scoring totals has me thinking. Sooner or later, the lockout is going to end. Regardless when the season begins, Oilers management have some decisions to make. Not only Yakupov and Schultz are on the radar now.
- It looks like Andy Sutton's injury might cost him the re...
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Justin Schultz: 12pts in 7 games played for the Oklahoma City Barons of the AHL. He's currently leading the scoring race in the AHL.
Nail Yakupov: 8 goals in 11 games played for Nefetkhimik Nizhnekamsk of the KHL. He's ranked 11th in goal scoring in the KHL this season, even though he missed nine games.
Both players are playing pro hockey for the first time. Both players...
from Jonathan Willis of OilersNation,
Yesterday, Bob Stauffer announced on Oilers Now that he expects the Edmonton Oilers to make a “wow factor move” in player personnel once the lockout ended (he further predicts the lockout will be over by early December). In other words, according to Stauffer, a big trade is brewing.
Stauffer, unsurprisingly, takes a fair amount of...
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In yesterday's Fifteen Thoughts blog post, I briefly discussed who I believed to be the five best prospects in hockey -- Nail Yakupov, Vladimir Tarasenko, Jonathan Huberdeau, Evgeni Kuznetsov, and Dougie Hamilton, with (6) Mika Zibanejad and (7) Mikael Granlund on the outside looking in. Expectedly, more than...