Originally written on Lowetide  |  Last updated 12/20/11
Every week or so, other NHL teams are extending their soon-to-be free agents and restricted free agents. Recent examples include David Krejci in Boston, Victor Hedman in Tampa, Niklas Kronwall in Detroit and Braydon Coburn in Philly. The Edmonton Oilers have all kinds of things to do in the next few months. I imagine one of them will be to evaluate their soon-to-be free agents and offload those who aren't in the long range plans. UFA Ales Hemsky: I think he's gone. My sincere wish is that they sign him to a 2-year deal at reasonable dollars and then make a decision the summer RNH goes super nova (should that happen) at the bank. Ryan Smyth: One assumes after trading himself Smyth will also negotiate with himself. I can't imagine the eruption that would take place if the Oilers botch a Smyth re-signing, and trading 94 would be a violation of the management-fan Geneva conventions. Lennart Petrell: Love the Finns but he's gotta go. Petrell has been owned 5x5 according to our friend C...
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