Robin Brownlee
February 12 2017 12:32PM


When a team’s go-to guys go away, as they are bound to do from time to time over the course of a season, coaches are left with a couple of choices. They can keep dancing with those who brung ‘em, as in stand pat, or they can change-up the dance card and hope that does the trick. There really isn’t one tried-and-true way that works.

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Oilers recall Iiro Pakarinen (still on IR), return Anton Lander to AHL

Cam Lewis
February 12 2017 12:08PM

The Edmonton Oilers have sent Anton Lander back to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL. The corresponding transaction was recalling Iiro Pakarinen from the AHL, but Pakarinen remains on the Injured Reserve, meaning the Oilers are currently one body below the 23-man NHL roster limit. 

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February 12 2017 11:11AM

The Edmonton Oilers signed Kris Russell late in free agency, and at a value dollar. Russell has fit nicely into Todd McLellan's defense this year, and there appears to be interest in signing him long term. What does he bring, and what is it worth in today's NHL?

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GDB 56.0 Wrap Up: Ban the CBA Breaks

February 11 2017 10:50PM

That wasn't very fun. Final Score: 5-1 Blackhawks

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February 11 2017 12:30PM

The Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks have some famous history together, going back to the first NHL game in Oilers history. Since then, the two teams have met many times in big games, and may do so again in the near future. Both appear playoff bound, and that opens up all kinds of storylines—storylines we have not had the opportunity to explore in many years.

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