Oilers deal forward Ales Hemsky to Senators

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Edmonton, AB, Canada (4E Sports) – The Edmonton Oilers sent veteran right wing Ales Hemsky to the Ottawa Senators Wednesday for a third-round draft selection in 2015 and a fifth-round pick in 2014.

“I need a change. It’s a good challenge for me, I’ve been here for so long in this situation, so I’m happy for the challenge,” said Hemsky, who spent his entire 11-year career with the Oilers.

The Oilers will be responsible for half of Hemsky’s remaining salary for this season. He was scheduled to make $5.5 million this season.

Hemsky, 30, has nine goals and 17 assists this season.

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