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05-20-2013, 12:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Paralyzer008 View Post

Matheson saying we shouldn't expect Hemsky to be an Oiler anymore.

Honestly, if you're just going to offload him at retained salary for next to nothing, then don't do it.
So the Oilers wont pay Hemsky $5 million to be a 2nd liner with world class skill. (Matheson's words)

But they will pay Shawn Horcoff $5.5 million to be a 3rd liner with 3rd line skill...

Makes sense . Such a joke that there is not even a sniff of getting rid of Horcoff by any of the media. The guy who has captained the worst team in franchise history.

He makes more than Hemsky does and brings less to the table. He is also under contract for longer. Any other organization in the league would buy Horcoff out and do some actual management work and find an upgrade. Not a chance MacT even considers getting rid of Horcoff though. Zero.

****ing joke

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