The future looks bright for the copper and blue. Let's all pray that the CBA works out well so we can cheer on all these great prospects that will carry on the Oiler way of playing an entertaining brand of hockey.
I put this on the prospect board:
A good weekend to be a North Dakota fan. UND wins 7-3, 5-3. Vanek had to face UND's dominating defensive pair of Greene and Jones (both of whom played for the US at last year's WJCs) all weekend long, and he faded into the ice by the end of the weekend. Scoring lines for those three (note that the defensemen are defensive defensemen without a history of scoring):