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LAING: Well, now what?

Those looking for another Edmonton Oilers fix are going to be waiting for a few more weeks with the upcoming all-star break. Edmonton isn’t squaring up against another opponent until the 29th for the highly anticipated BoA rematch against the Calgary Flames.

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Spector: Kassian contract likely in $3.25-3.5-million range

News surrounding a new contract for Edmonton Oilers F Zack Kassian continues to come out with the latest identifying what the contract could look like. During Saturday afternoon’s matinee against the Arizona Coyotes, Sportsnet’s Mark Spector said Kassian’s new contract is likely in the range of four years with an AAV of $3.25-3.5-million.

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Tyler Benson named to AHL all-star game

Edmonton Oilers prospect Tyler Benson is heading to the American Hockey League all-star game. The 21-year-old forward is set to replace Oilers F Kailer Yamamoto, who was recalled by the big club in late December.

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LAING: Kris Russell evermore expendable after Caleb Jones signing

By locking up Caleb Jones on Wednesday, it’s time for the Edmonton Oilers to get serious about trading Kris Russell. Russell has only one year left on his deal paying him $4-million. This season, he has a modified no-trade clause with 10-teams on the list, while next year it climbs to 15.

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Kassian suspended two games by the NHL for role in Tkachuk incident

The National Hockey League Department of Player Safety has come down on Edmonton Oilers F Zack Kassian for his role in a Saturday incident with Calgary Flames F Matthew Tkachuk. Kassian has been suspended for two games under Rule 46.2 (Aggressor), the league said in a statement Monday evening.