Habs Eyes on the Prize: The Oilers are stacked with well-known first round draft picks, but who are some of the lesser known prospects (Slepyshev, Pakarinen), that are making waves with the Oilers that people may not be familiar with?
Copper and Blue: Anton Slepyshev has come into Edmonton and impressed early. He signed his 3-year ELC back in May, and came into this year's camp as a man on a mission. In the preseason, he put up four points in seven games, but has struggled a bit in the regular season. He is 21 years old, and spent the last four years playing against men in the KHL and MHL, where he was known for having a really great shot. One thing that has impressed me most about him is his willingness to use his body. You don't always see that in players coming from Russia.