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Gretzky to be Simpsonized

image c/o Sportsnet, fox The all-time classic sitcom The Simpsons will now play host to the greatest NHL player ever, Wayne Gretzky.

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A fifth of the way there

Embed from Getty Images My favourite stats website is back up and running and in doing some looking around, a few stats have caught my eye.

McLellan mixes the lines

At Chelsea Piers for practice and there are line changes coming…. — Bob Stauffer (@Bob_Stauffer) November 4, 2016 After losing three games in a row, the Oilers appear to be bringing out the line blender.

Cam Talbot named 1st star of the week

Embed from Getty Images  After a week that saw him win three games and become a father to two beautiful children, the NHL has named Cam Talbot the first star of the week. So far, Oilers have been named the first star in both weeks the title has been given out.

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Oilers announce 23-man roster

The #Oilers have released their 2016-17 opening night roster: https://t.co/RgzC5yZG9S pic.twitter.com/GfPZQrkafq — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) October 12, 2016 With the deadline for NHL teams to submit their cap compliant 23-man rosters at 3:00 PM MST yesterday, the Oilers announced the 23 players set to start the season in Edmonton.

McKenzie: Oilers to re-sign Gryba

Eric Gryba on the verge of getting a one-year, two-way deal with EDM. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 11, 2016 According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Eric Gryba is about to get a new deal with the Edmonton Oilers.

Spector: Oilers to sign Versteeg?

Just spoke with Kris Versteeg. Sounds very much like a guy with a contract agreed to in EDM. We will wait for announcement. — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) October 10, 2016 According to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector, the Oilers could be close to announcing a new contract for PTO forward Kris Versteeg.

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Oilers assign Reinhart to Condors

Oilers assign Griffin Reinhart to AHL Bakersfield.He had a very poor camp. Still very much a debate whether he’ll be an NHL player. — Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) October 7, 2016 The latest roster move has come to fruition as D Griffin Reinhart has been assigned to the Bakersfield Condors.