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David Musil | Defenseman

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (21) / 4/9/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 196
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David Musil was among 10 players sent to AHL Oklahoma City on Monday.
Goaltenders Tyler Bunz and Olivier Roy, defensemen Martin Gernat and Joey Leach, and forwards Travis Ewanyk, Austen Fyten, C.J. Stretch, Derek Nesbitt and Matt Ford have been sent down to the minors by the Edmonton Oilers. Don't expect any of them to have an impact this year on the big club. Mon, Sep 16, 2013 04:06:00 PM

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David Musil has agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Musil had 27 points and 104 penalty minutes in 59 WHL games in 2011-12. He was taken by the Oilers in the second round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 11:46:00 AM

David Musil has been returned to the WHL Vancouver Giants.

Musil was attending the Oilers' training camp, but he wasn't expected to make the team. He was selected by the Oilers with the 31st pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft.
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 04:07:00 PM

Frank Musil did not know that the Edmonton Oilers were selecting his son with the first pick of the second round.

What makes this story interesting is that Frank is a scout with the Oilers. "They didn’t tell me who they were picking," Frank Musil said. "It came as a surprise, which made it that much sweeter. Not that I needed any more stress at this point in my life. I have to say I was more nervous today than in any game as a player. He's at the starting line now and hopefully he'll get there. Depends on how fast he runs." Frank finished his career with the Oilers. David is projected to be a defensive defenseman with a big body and long reach, something every team in the NHL has a need for.
Sun, Jun 26, 2011 09:42:00 AM

The Edmonton Oilers selected David Musil with the first pick in Round 2.

David Musil is this year’s Mr. Dependable. Son of former NHLer Frank Musil, David is a strong, physical defenseman who sticks to his game. Although David has the ability to chip in some offense, scouts are confident he will not be expected to contribute offensively in the NHL. Rather, NHL scouts covet David’s long reach, which makes it almost impossible to get around the 6-4 prodigy. Considering how tight the margin of error is in the NHL, especially come playoff time, a defensive defenseman like David Musil becomes especially attractive.
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 11:19:00 AM

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