McLellan on McDavid: “He’s ready to go.”

Jonathan Willis
February 01 2016 10:32PM


As expected, Connor McDavid will return to the Edmonton Oilers’ lineup on Tuesday. In his post-practice availability today, head coach Todd McLellan made it clear that McDavid was completely healthy and would be playing against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Can Anton Lander save his NHL career?

Jonathan Willis
February 01 2016 05:17PM


Anton Lander has many fine qualities as an NHL centre. At his best, he’s an excellent two-way forward, chipping in offensively and taking care of business in his own end of the rink. He kills penalties, he wins faceoffs and both his youth (believe it or not, he’s only 24) and his price-point are items in his favour.

But none of that’s going to matter unless he can generate something more than zilch offensively, which is all that he's managed this season.

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North By NorthGretz Podcast Episode 14

North By NorthGretz
February 01 2016 11:43AM


This week the boys talk about the Clendening signing, Dennis Wideman and Shawn Horcoff’s troubles, their favourite Wayne Gretzky moment, Chris The Intern yells about traffic circles and much, MUCH more!

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Winners and a Brand New Pool at

February 01 2016 09:13AM

Remember last week when I told you guys that someone was going to win a two-year lease on a brand new Ford Escape from Kentwood Ford? Well... The points have been counted, ties have been broken, and it's time to reveal the winners. Roll the clip!

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Monday Mailbag - Should the Oilers stop blocking shots?

February 01 2016 07:00AM

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Can you believe that tomorrow is the day when Connor McDavid finally returns to the lineup? It's been three long months, but he's finally coming back. Well... he's coming back tomorrow, but waiting one more day is a lot better than waiting three months! Until then, we need to find ways to kill time, and the mailbag is here to help you. Enjoy.

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