Thread: Rumor: Ales Hemsky?
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06-19-2011, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Valic View Post
I'm not here to sell you on Hemsky, but I don't understand how you can not want the guy. He is one of the most dynamic players in the league, his defense is very underrated, and he is far and away the best player the Oilers have had in the last decade and a half outside of Pronger. He had shoulder problems, that he got corrected this and last off season. He had these shoulder issues for a number of years and just played with them. Once the season was lost he went for surgery.

I personally do not want us to trade Hemsky as its unlikely the 8th pick will come close to the player he is.
I want him, but I want to have a halfway decent blueline first.

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