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Connor McCaptain named to All-Star team

The Pacific Division #NHLAllStar roster. Captain: @cmcdavid97 Complete details: https://t.co/JOaCNcuaJX pic.twitter.com/HQVQtR6Aka — NHL (@NHL) January 10, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js This morning, Connor McDavid was named the only Oilers representative to this year’s NHL All-Star Game.

Maroon named 2nd star of the week, making strong argument to be protected

Patrick Maroon (@patmaroon) of @EdmontonOilers tied for the NHL-lead in goals last week with 5-1—6, including his first career hat trick. pic.twitter.com/r4OFBYiQrj — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) January 9, 2017 With what is likely the best week of his career, Patrick Maroon has been named the NHL’s second star of the week.

Oilers at the Midway Point

Embed from Getty Images Back in November, I took a look at some things around this Oilers team that jumped out at me analytically. Now that we’ve played over half the games of this year’s regular season I thought it would be good to highlight a few more things surrounding this team.

Oilers assign Puljujarvi, waive Gustavsson

The #Oilers have assigned Jesse Puljujärvi to the @Condors, recalled Anton Slepyshev & placed Jonas Gustavsson on waivers. — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) January 9, 2017 Following last night’s loss to the Ottawa Senators, the Oilers have made some moves.

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Taylor Beck named to 2017 AHL All-Star game

Congrats to Taylor Beck for being named to the #AHLAllStar Classic in Lehigh Valley! #Condorstown pic.twitter.com/Itj69fLTmK — Bakersfield Condors (@Condors) January 5, 2017 Bakersfield Condor Taylor Beck, who has played in three games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, has been named as the lone representative from the Condors to the 2017 AHL All-Star game.

Connor McDavid named Pacific Division Captain

CAPTAIN CONNOR! McDavid will wear the ‘C’ for the Pacific Division at #NHLAllStar in Los Angeles later this month. pic.twitter.com/BszlBdnbYo — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) January 3, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js For the third time since September, Connor McDavid has been named a captain.

Cam Talbot named third star of the week

With a 2-0-1 record, 2.26 GAA & .926 save %, #Oilers goalie Cam Talbot is the @NHL‘s Third Star of the Week! pic.twitter.com/ZOWs8QngYj — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) December 26, 2016 For the second time this season, Cam Talbot has been named the third star of the week.

Amid slew of injuries, Oilers recall Musil

The #Oilers have recalled defenceman David Musil from the @Condors & placed defenceman Mark Fayne on IR. pic.twitter.com/nsxqebKhSN — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) December 7, 2016 The injury bug has once arrived again in Edmonton. As a result, they have called up Condors’ defender David Musil