The 2013 season didn't work out quite as planned for the Edmonton Oilers.
A season that started with so much promise, with the high-profile additions of players like Justin Schultz and No. 1 draft pick Nail Yakupov, ultimately yielded the same results, as Edmonton failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventh straight season.
Despite the poor results in the standings, there were positives to be taken away from the 2013 season, as guys like Schultz and Yakupov had respectable rookie campaigns and Taylor Hall started to emerge as a leader for the club.
Here are five lessons the Edmonton Oilers must learn from the 2013 season to improve in 2014.