Taylor Hall named AHL Player of the Week

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Photo: Despite the NHL lockout, Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall is in action this season with that team's AHL farm club, the Oklahoma City Barons (courtesy of Terry Lee/Icon SMI)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Oklahoma City Barons left wing Taylor Hall has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 25, 2012.

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Nazem Kadri named AHL Player of the Week

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Photo: Toronto Marlies forward and Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Nazem Kadri broke out of an early season scoring slump to register eight poins in four games this past week (courtesy of Brad White/Getty Images)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Toronto Marlies center Nazem Kadri has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 18, 2012.

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Kyle Beach named AHL Player of the Week

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Photo: Chicago Blackhawks prospect Kyle Beach was finding points hard to come by this season, but broke out this past weekend with the Rockford IceHogs to earn AHL Player of the Week honors (courtesy of Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Rockford IceHogs right wing Kyle Beach has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 4, 2012.

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HF Prospect of the Month for October, 2012

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Photo: Edmonton Oilers prospect Justin Schultz has wasted little time in making his presence felt in the pro game as he leads the AHL in scoring (courtesy of David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Prior to the NHL lockout, there was an enormous amount of talk regarding the free agent status of a young player who hadn’t even played in an NHL game. A second-round pick of the Anaheim Ducks in 2008, Justin Schultz became the most sought after off-season free agent when he was left unsigned following a stellar collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin. And where would you expect a young phenom to land these days? With the Edmonton Oilers, of course. The 22-year-old signed a two-year deal with the club that already features an embarrassment of under-23 future superstars.

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Justin Schultz named AHL Player of the Week

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Photo: Edmonton Oilers prospect and Oklahoma City Barons' defenseman Justin Schultz is so far making the Oilers' move to sign Schultz look like a wise decision (courtesy of David Maxwell/Getty Images)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Oklahoma City Barons defenseman Justin Schultz has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 21, 2012.

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