Is Todd McLellan the Edmonton Oilers' man?

Jonathan Willis
May 09 2015 08:07PM

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Edmonton's coaching situation is obviously the item at the top of G.M. Peter Chiarelli's to-do list, and it appears he isn't wasting any time. According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman, the Oilers are in hot pursuit of Todd McLellan, and the team hasn't let up despite the fact that Detroit's Mike Babcock is now testing the market.

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Your Reputation Precedes You

Matt Henderson
May 09 2015 02:26PM

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Matt O’Connor passed on the Oilers today to sign with the Ottawa Senators. As Edmonton was one of the finalists it’s obvious that their situation in net appealed to O’Connor, but ultimately he chose development over opportunity.

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HOW GOOD IS MIKKO RANTANEN?

Lowetide
May 09 2015 07:00AM

Mikko Rantanen is a quality two-way winger who played in a top pro league (SM-Liiga) at age 18. His output in the Finnish elite league (56GP, 9-19-28) suggests real offensive ability.

How good is Mikko Rantanen?

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What happens with #16?

Jason Gregor
May 08 2015 03:13PM

There will be no debates, at least sane ones anyways, over who the Oilers select first overall at the upcoming NHL draft. They are taking Connor McDavid, but what will happen with the #16 pick?

The Oilers would love to use that pick along with a package of other players and/or draft picks to acquire a veteran NHL D-man.

How realistic is that idea?

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Babcock free to talk to other teams...

Jason Gregor
May 08 2015 10:28AM

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The Mike Babcock bidding war is officially open.

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