Edmonton Oilers re-sign Anton Lander

Jonathan Willis
April 02 2015 11:06AM


The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday that centre Anton Lander had signed a two-year extension with the club. The 2009 second-round pick cleared waivers at the start of the season, but joined the team partway through the year and seems to have found his place as a full-time NHL forward. 

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WWYDW: The Goaltending Options

Jonathan Willis
April 01 2015 08:00AM


That the Edmonton Oilers will go out and acquire at least one new goaltender this summer seems obvious. What are the team’s options, and who should it add?

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Edmonton Oilers sign Joey LaLeggia

Jonathan Willis
March 31 2015 01:33PM

On Tuesday the Edmonton Oilers announced that they had signed University of Denver defenceman Joey LaLeggia to an entry-level deal. LaLeggia, originally a fifth-round pick of the Oilers in the 2012 Draft, had just finished his fourth season in college hockey.

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There’s no upside to dumping Teddy Purcell

Jonathan Willis
March 31 2015 09:28AM


Teddy Purcell hasn’t been a big hit in Edmonton this year. To his critics, he’s soft, slow and dramatically overpaid, a legitimate candidate for a buyout and a really good option for a retained-salary trade.

He’s also well down on any legitimate list of the Oilers’ problems.

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Derek Roy’s next contract

Jonathan Willis
March 28 2015 10:38AM


At this point it seems reasonably probable that the Edmonton Oilers will re-sign free agent centre Derek Roy. Roy has posted 21 points in 39 games, has enjoyed reasonably good chemistry with Nail Yakupov and wasn’t moved at the trade deadline despite his UFA status.

How much will he cost?

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