Chiarelli deserves credit: Oilers are more than McDavid

Jason Gregor
January 03 2017 07:00AM

The Oilers enter 2017 sitting in 3nd place in the Pacific Division, 5th in the Western Conference and tied for 10th in the NHL. They are finally making progress where it matters most, on the ice, and Oilersnation can once again realistically discuss the NHL playoffs.

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LANDER OPPORTUNITY

Lowetide
January 02 2017 05:53PM

The Edmonton Oilers recalled Anton Lander to the NHL today. Again. Another time. One of these times, Lander isn't going to run to the phone! Just kidding. We know Anton Lander very well, but what has he been doing down on the farm? In one phrase: flattening the competition.

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CGD: Canada Faces Czech in Quarterfinal Matchup

Jacob Stoller
January 02 2017 03:35PM

After losing to the Americans on New Year's Eve, Canada will be facing off against the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals.

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Oilers recall Anton Lander, assign Taylor Beck to Bakersfield

Jonathan Willis
January 02 2017 11:14AM

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Taylor Beck, we hardly knew you. On Monday, the Edmonton Oilers re-assigned Beck to the AHL, making room for the recall of Anton Lander from Bakersfield.

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Expansion Opportunities

Jonathan Willis
January 02 2017 09:00AM

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When the Vegas Golden Knights make their selection from the Edmonton Oilers at this summer’s expansion draft, my guess is that it will be one of two players: Benoit Pouliot or Mark Fayne.

Superficially, neither is an ideal pick for Vegas, but Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli has the ability to make such a choice worthwhile for the Knights, and presumably he also has the motivation.

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