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TSN's Bob McKenzie paints a less than rosy picture of what this summer could be like.

Some names, like the two Johnsons, aren't much of a surprise. Some names are a bit more surprising:

"In Edmonton, the Oilers would like to sign Andrew Cogliano from Michigan and defenceman Taylor Chorney from North Dakota. The Oilers think both would develop better in the pros than college."


It does present a disaster scenario for the Sioux if they were to lose Toews, Oshie, and Chorney. While it's true that they had similar departures last season, this year's freshmen class has only scored 14 goals. Though for the second straight year, mass departures won't hurt North Dakota as much because they lose next to nothing in terms of graduation.

It is the same scenario for Michigan who could lose Johnson, Cogliano, Kevin Porter, and possibly Chad Kolarik, in addition to graduations of T.J. Hensick, Matt Hunwick, Jason Dest, and Tim Cook.