Oilers signed Hemsky for 6 years....
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07-25-2006, 07:10 PM
Craig's not on it.
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The one big problem I see with this deal is that he'll be a UFA in his prime (28) once it expires. I would have tried to sign him to a 4 year deal instead. The Oilers would then still have a year to sign him long term before he hits the UFA market...
I don't know when his birthday is, so my years may be off by one...
He already has 4 years of service (the lockout year is included) so he could have become a UFA in 3 more seasons. He gave up his first 3 years of unrestricted free agency in this contract.
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