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February 22 2017 04:59PM


Game Day

(Photoshop: @isuckatpicking)

We love HOME games; have Liquor Depot deliver in under an hour. Click, pick, sit back and watch the game.

After losing to Tampa Bay last night in a 4-1 turd bath, the Oilers won't have much time to hang their heads as they must get right back to work against the red hot Florida Panthers. It's another early start (5:30pm MST) so if you're looking to play hooky from work then you'd best start working on that sore throat now. 

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WWYDW: Trade Deadline Rental What-If

Jonathan Willis
February 22 2017 02:53PM


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We are now just a week away from the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline. With that in mind, for this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we thought we’d look at some of the rental options potentially available to the Oilers.

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Anton Lander’s Life as a Hockey Yo-Yo

Nation World HQ
February 22 2017 11:00AM


Up and down, down and up. Anton Lander's hockey life in North America has turned into recurrent flight between Edmonton and California. In an interview with, he talks about his rough season, the constant travel between the NHL and AHL, the decision to let his wife and son stay in Sweden and the future when his NHL contract with the Edmonton Oilers expires.

"I know that my career isn’t over just because I don’t stay over here,” says Lander.

By: Uffe Bodin

Note that the original article was written in Swedish and has been translated into English. 

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February 22 2017 09:00AM


We are just a few days from the NHL trade deadline, and for the Edmonton Oilers the shopping list is a little different this time. Among the things Peter Chiarelli might be shopping for are a veteran center, goaltender, and perhaps a winger, too. Beyond the NHL team, there is an extreme need at forward for the coming year, and we might see the Oilers make a deal to shore up that area of the pro depth chart. In our continuing look at what's bubbling under, here is the Central Division, and prospects of interest. Photo by Mark Williams, all rights reserved.

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The Nation Notebook: Florida rising, Toews isn't bad, and unsure sellers

Christian Pagnani
February 22 2017 07:00AM


The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don't quite deserve their own article. 

The Tampa Bay Lightning are facing the reality of having to sell at the deadline, while their neighbors in down south Florida have rocketed up the standings after finally getting fully healthy. Also, Jonathan Toews is doing his best to put to bed the narrative that he's over the hill. 

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