: Prospect Info:
David Musil vs. Oscar Klefbom
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02-18-2014, 11:47 PM
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The Oilers tried to get him over to NA prior to last season. Would he have been rushed? perhaps. But in his short SEL stint (cut short by injury), he was regarded as one of the teams best D, and was looking very good playing 20 mins a game. Tough to say, but he may have been able to play 15-20 games in the NHL last season, then play in the AHL for the rest and be NHL this season. Even a guy like Marincin was expected to be NHL ready for another 1.5 seasons min, but shocked alot of people
Im not sure where you get that he wasnt ready for any prospectlevel play? Maybe at the very start of the season, but that was after missing a year of competitive hockey and switch to NA style of play. By all accounts (including the coaches) he has developed leaps and bounds from the start of the season, and has been one of OKCs best defenders
OKC is not a very good team and with not exceptional D either. I note a lot of posts in the thread not making much difference between Mucil and Klefbom. with those tending to be from noted OKC viewers.
As far as SEL we know that performance in one means next to nothing in the other. Results, performance really not being transferrable.
But anyway good discussion, and again ftr I'm not counting Klef out or anything as he is still very young. You don't find a lot of 20old D that look all that good.
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