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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers find opportunity to give Brossoit start, despite strugglesthe start tonight in place of starter Cam Talbot, with both Talbot’s and the Oi
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 hours ago
the start tonight in place of starter Cam Talbot, with both Talbot’s and the Oilers’ numbers in the tank. But head coach Todd McLellan said he’d have played Brossoit tonight if his Oilers were 4-0, so it should be no different with the team... Read more
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TSN
Oilers place Draisaitl on injured reserveme about a potential concussion but as time wore on, the eye got better, and he
TSN / Posted yesterday
me about a potential concussion but as time wore on, the eye got better, and he didn’t feel right," Oilers head coach Todd McLellan told the Edmonton Journal last week. In three games so far this season, the 21-year-old has one goal and two... Read more
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TSN
Struggling Oilers place Draisaitl on injured reserveme about a potential concussion but as time wore on, the eye got better, and he
TSN / Posted yesterday
me about a potential concussion but as time wore on, the eye got better, and he didn’t feel right," Oilers head coach Todd McLellan told the Edmonton Journal last week. In three games so far this season, the 21-year-old has one goal and two... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Early Oilers struggles reminiscent of 2015-16 Flames regressionare stay-at-home defencemen. “The D have outscored the wingers 2-1, if you cou
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
are stay-at-home defencemen. “The D have outscored the wingers 2-1, if you count Leon as a winger,” said Oilers coach Todd McLellan. “We’re not getting enough from the wingers or our bottom six, and if you’re not scoring you can’t be giving up... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Down Goes Brown Weekend Wrap: Senators conquer the Westhadn’t played since Monday, and had spent most of the time in between vowing to
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
hadn’t played since Monday, and had spent most of the time in between vowing to be better after a pair of losses. Coach Todd McLellan was publicly scolding his team — “There wasn’t a lot of hugging going on,” he’d explained, “there was a lot of... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Senators sweep Western Canada with blowout win over Oilerswho have dropped three in a row. "I’m concerned because I think we need to pla
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
who have dropped three in a row. "I’m concerned because I think we need to play the game faster," said Oilers head coach Todd McLellan. "I think we have to have much more polish in our game than we’re seeing right now. We’re torn between not... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers' play not living up to supposed Cup-contender statusis this hole? “If you’re defining the hole by standings and points, I wouldn’t
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
is this hole? “If you’re defining the hole by standings and points, I wouldn’t consider it that deep,” said head coach Todd McLellan. “If you’re defining it based on our play and fundamentals, we are deep. “I’m concerned, because I think we... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers' Leon Draisaitl suffered concussion against WinnipegThe 21-year-old is being held out of Saturday’s game against the Ottawa Senator
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
The 21-year-old is being held out of Saturday’s game against the Ottawa Senators, and coach Todd McLellan told reporters on Saturday that what was believed to be an eye injury is actually producing concussion symptoms. Draisaitl has one goal and two... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Detroit hands Vegas its 1st losswon’t play Saturday against the Senators because of an eye injury suffered Mond
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
won’t play Saturday against the Senators because of an eye injury suffered Monday and he could be out longer, coach Todd McLellan told NHL.com. “He’s got a black eye,” McLellan told the website, “and we’re waiting to hear a little bit more... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers' Todd McLellan brings out his 'mean side' ahead of Senators gamegame in handily winning their first game of the season, then fell comfortably i
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
game in handily winning their first game of the season, then fell comfortably into cruise control for the next two games, Todd McLellan recognized something he had seen before. “I have,” admitted McLellan, after the third day of film and practice... Read more
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TSN
Draisaitl doubtful for SaturdayLeon Draisaitl missed practice again Friday with a swollen eye. His status for
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
Leon Draisaitl missed practice again Friday with a swollen eye. His status for Saturday's game is doubtful, says head coach Todd McLellan. “The swelling has come down in the eye and he has a bit of vision in it,” McLellan said Thursday. “But it... Read more
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TSN
Habs D Streit clears waiverswith a swollen eye. His status for Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators
TSN / Posted 4 days ago
with a swollen eye. His status for Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators is still up in the air, says head coach Todd McLellan. “The swelling has come down in the eye and he has a bit of vision in it,” said McLellan. “But it wasn’t safe... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Ryan Strome just trying to fit in as Oilers try to find footinghis ankle and missed camp. Caggiula was underwhelming throughout camp, and so,
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
his ankle and missed camp. Caggiula was underwhelming throughout camp, and so, frankly, was Strome. One senses head coach Todd McLellan would ascent to separating McDavid and Draisaitl, but not until he gets a top-line right winger who can force... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NHL preview, Canadian teams: Edmonton OilersRalph Krueger, Todd Nelson and Dallas Eakins — the Oilers finally have stabilit
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Ralph Krueger, Todd Nelson and Dallas Eakins — the Oilers finally have stability at the top. Two full seasons have given Todd McLellan time to put his mark on this team. It plays harder and more responsibly with more structure in its own end.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Oilers humbled in loss to Jetscoach. Getting out-hustled at home shouldn’t be acceptable. “The big concern i
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
coach. Getting out-hustled at home shouldn’t be acceptable. “The big concern is where we are with the mental state,” said Todd McLellan. “We’re not near competitive enough. We’re not outworking teams. It feels like it in moments of the game, but... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
McLellan to remind Oilers 'how to win' after mediocre showingslight at the end of the tunnel? They see the speeding locomotive behind it. It’
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
light at the end of the tunnel? They see the speeding locomotive behind it. It’s just their way. So to get an idea of what Todd McLellan is thinking this morning, his team off to a 1-2 start, its work ethic buried somewhere deep in the press... Read more
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CTV News
Horvat, Markstrom solid as Canucks open season with win over Oilersover the Calgary Flames on the back of a McDavid hat trick. "They played a scr
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
over the Calgary Flames on the back of a McDavid hat trick. "They played a scrappy, hard game," said Edmonton head coach Todd McLellan. "By the time we figured that out it was a little too late." Cam Talbot allowed three goals on seven shots... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Horvat delivers as Green pushes right buttons for Canucksbefore goalie Cam Talbot was fully prepared. It was the last save Talbot had a
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
before goalie Cam Talbot was fully prepared. It was the last save Talbot had a chance not to make because Edmonton coach Todd McLellan hooked his starter when Horvat’s second goal put the Canucks ahead 3-1 just 32 ticks into the third... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers expect Connor McDavid 'follow the leader' factor will elevate teamcaptain will have a ‘Follow The Leader’ factor in play as the returning Hart, A
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
captain will have a ‘Follow The Leader’ factor in play as the returning Hart, Art Ross and Ted Lindsay trophy winner? Todd McLellan is expecting it. “I hope it’s real strong,” said the head coach. “He’s our captain. There’s no doubt he’s our... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Five most interesting players to watch this season, according to analyticsice last season, it’s understandable that the decision of whether or not to kee
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
ice last season, it’s understandable that the decision of whether or not to keep them together is a difficult one for coach Todd McLellan. They essentially made their intentions clear the moment they inked Draisaitl to an eight-year, $68-million... Read more
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TSN
Inside McDavid’s quest for goal-scoring greatnessgreatness is that he recognized his own perceived deficiency. Data wasn’t hande
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
greatness is that he recognized his own perceived deficiency. Data wasn’t handed to him by the Oilers’ video team or coach Todd McLellan to review over the summer. “I just go by memory,” McDavid said. “I remember most plays that happen.” So when... Read more
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CBC.ca
Connor McDavid: 'Could he possibly be faster than he was last year?'in the dying minutes of the game, and gave Oilers fans the chance to litter the
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
in the dying minutes of the game, and gave Oilers fans the chance to litter the ice with ball caps. After the game, coach Todd McLellan was asked about McDavid's speed and found himself, once again, trying to explain the inexplicable. "You guys... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tom Jones' Two Cents: Lightning, NHL preview(Best goalie): Sergei Bobrovsky (Blue Jackets) Calder (Best rookie): Clayton K
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
(Best goalie): Sergei Bobrovsky (Blue Jackets) Calder (Best rookie): Clayton Keller (Coyotes) Jack Adams (Best coach): Todd McLellan (Oilers) Three coaches most likely to get fired 1. Paul Maurice (Jets) 2. Jeff Blashill (Red Wings) 3.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Connor McDavid scores hat trick in winboth of whom had angles on him, brought gasps from every corner of the arena.
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
both of whom had angles on him, brought gasps from every corner of the arena. “It’s what he does,” said head coach Todd McLellan. “He doesn’t go from first to second to third to fourth gear. He just goes from first to fourth and he’s gone.... Read more
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13d
TSN
Oilers learning to embrace contender statusexpectations. I see where everyone is picking us. These guys see it. It’s a who
TSN / Posted 13 days ago
expectations. I see where everyone is picking us. These guys see it. It’s a whole new dynamic. I feel it as a manager. Todd [McLellan] feels it as a coach.” The weight of that contender label can be a heavy burden. Just ask McLellan, whose... Read more
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TSN
TSN Hockey's Need To Know: Season Opening Statistics1.000 Bruce Cassidy (BOS) 2-2-0-0, 1.000 Jared Bednar (COL) 1-1-0-0, 1.000
TSN / Posted 13 days ago
1.000 Bruce Cassidy (BOS) 2-2-0-0, 1.000 Jared Bednar (COL) 1-1-0-0, 1.000 Mike Yeo (STL) 5-4-0-1, .900 Todd McLellan (EDM) 9-7-2-0, .778 Ken Hitchcock (DAL) 18-12-3-3, .750 Jon Cooper (TBL) 4-3-1-0, .750 Dave Hakstol... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Why Canada can believe its Stanley Cup drought will soon endus the pieces now it’s up to us to play and put it all together.” One guy who
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
us the pieces now it’s up to us to play and put it all together.” One guy who has seen this movie before is Oilers coach Todd McLellan, whose San Jose Sharks used to be picked as Cup contenders every year, yet never made it to the fourth round... Read more
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Philly.com
Where will the Flyers finish? Who will win the Cup? Our fearless NHL predictions for 2017-18playoff fizzle to motivate a surge to the first McDavid-era Cup appearance. St
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
playoff fizzle to motivate a surge to the first McDavid-era Cup appearance. Stanley Cup finals: Edmonton over Columbus, seven games. At some point in the series, Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella challenges Oilers coach Todd McLellan to a fistfig... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Sportsnet NHL Insider predictions for 2017-18 seasonAdams winner: Chris Johnston: Bill Peters Iain MacIntyre: Ken Hitchcock John
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
Adams winner: Chris Johnston: Bill Peters Iain MacIntyre: Ken Hitchcock John Shannon: Bill Peters Mark Spector: Todd McLellan Eric Engels: Todd McLellan Daren Millard: Paul Maurice Eric Francis: Ken Hitchcock Gord Stellick: Jon... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Terry Jones: Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid hungry for more as new NHL season dawnslot of bounces to go your way. But we’re ready to go. Everyone feels good. Ever
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
lot of bounces to go your way. But we’re ready to go. Everyone feels good. Everyone feels confident.” How does head coach Todd McLellan see his captain on the eve of his new season? “Hungry. Confident. Leading. That’s three of the words I would... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
The reality of drafting teenagers: All NHL prospects are differentwere supposed to be gone. Well, perhaps no one informed Yamamoto of that. “He
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
were supposed to be gone. Well, perhaps no one informed Yamamoto of that. “He doesn’t change his game,” Oilers head coach Todd McLellan said Monday. “A lot of 18- or 19-year-olds, they bring something to the table, but then they either get too... Read more
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TSN
How do the NHL’s No. 1 lines stack up?how they’ve been constructed throughout the preseason or how they’re most likel
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
how they’ve been constructed throughout the preseason or how they’re most likely to shape up for opening night: Scoop: For Todd McLellan, pairing the $168-million duo of McDavid and Draisaitl together is like kryptonite. McLellan did his best to... Read more
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New York Post
New NHL rules shouldn’t distract from league’s biggest problemon the flank of reigning Hart Trophy winner Connor McDavid. He was pulled off t
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
on the flank of reigning Hart Trophy winner Connor McDavid. He was pulled off that line in the middle of a game, with coach Todd McLellan saying, “it was a message that went to him fairly early in the process.” Should be interesting to see where... Read more
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CBC.ca
NHL preview: Edmonton Oilers are good, and everyone knows it nowMcLachlan/Getty Images)Dream scenario Edmonton flourishes despite the added pr
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
McLachlan/Getty Images)Dream scenario Edmonton flourishes despite the added pressure and continues to make strides under Todd McLellan. In his second season coaching the Oilers, McLellan helped the team finish eighth in goals and goals-against,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers' Kailer Yamamoto earning roster spot over Jesse Puljujarvican show all us experts that we may be wrong — again. “One of our best forward
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 21 days ago
can show all us experts that we may be wrong — again. “One of our best forwards again tonight,” assessed Oilers head coach Todd McLellan, after Yamamoto scored his fifth pre-season goal in a lopsided 6-2 rout by Carolina. Puljujarvi, chosen No. 4... Read more
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Calgary Sun
American NHL players wade in on NFL anthem protestget back there.” While it seems unlikely any Oilers players will be kneeling f
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
get back there.” While it seems unlikely any Oilers players will be kneeling for the U.S. anthem anytime soon, head coach Todd McLellan says he wouldn’t try to use his position to influence anyone’s decision. “I have my personal views and... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Which team is Canada's best hope for the Stanley Cup in 2017-18?to contribute more than they did a year ago. Moving Leon Draisaitl to his own
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 22 days ago
to contribute more than they did a year ago. Moving Leon Draisaitl to his own line will help with that, assuming coach Todd McLellan can resist the temptation to load up the top forward trio at the expense of his other units. Outside of the... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers finally good enough to admit Puljujarvi’s game isn’t quite readyfile. “Last year I talked a lot about Jesse’s adjustment — the language, the c
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 23 days ago
file. “Last year I talked a lot about Jesse’s adjustment — the language, the culture, being 18,” said Oilers head coach Todd McLellan. “He’s beyond that now. I’m glad he pushed Jussi aside and said, ‘I can do this.’ He’s accepting more... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Yohann Auvitu comes from hockey shadows to challenge for Oilers jobis pretty much the same. More familiar for me. Really similar.” “We think he c
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 24 days ago
is pretty much the same. More familiar for me. Really similar.” “We think he can challenge for that,” said head coach Todd McLellan, who wouldn’t give a to-do list on how Auvitu needs to play. “If I gave the reporters, or the public, a list of... Read more
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TSN
Yamamoto, Pakarinen lead Oilers past Canuckssense and a knack for finding the net and making plays." "He knows how to play
TSN / Posted 24 days ago
sense and a knack for finding the net and making plays." "He knows how to play with his size," added Oilers head coach Todd McLellan. "The more structured the game gets, the better he plays." Michael Carcone, Anton Rodin and Jalen Chatfield... Read more
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TSN
Jokinen leads Oilers past Jetssecond period with his power-play goal. "That power-play goal kind of settled
TSN / Posted 26 days ago
second period with his power-play goal. "That power-play goal kind of settled us down, got us back in it." Edmonton coach Todd McLellan said he liked the leadership his veterans provided. "I liked the overall effort from our group," he said.... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian NHL teams facing key training camp questionsappearances?EDMONTON Will Ryan Nugent-Hopkins regain his offensive mojo? It w
CBC.ca / Posted 26 days ago
appearances?EDMONTON Will Ryan Nugent-Hopkins regain his offensive mojo? It would seem a no-brainer if Oilers head coach Todd McLellan had the 2011 first-overall pick skating on the right side with McDavid. But it's believed Nugent-Hopkins, who... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL's crackdown on slashing could leave slower defencemen behindwe have under contract right now. So we’ve got to make that group work, as does
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 27 days ago
we have under contract right now. So we’ve got to make that group work, as does the other 30 teams,” said Edmonton coach Todd McLellan, who sees it going one of two ways. “Perhaps, as the season wears on, we just get back to regular hockey... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Be patient, Canada, your NHL teams are still developingMarleau and Ron Hainsey for this exact reason, the larger-than-life expectation
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Marleau and Ron Hainsey for this exact reason, the larger-than-life expectations can be daunting. For Oilers head coach Todd McLellan, handling the hype is more of “an honour.” After all, it’s far better than what people were saying about the... Read more
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BC Local News
Oilers begin camp with questions on who will play with McDavid, Draisaitlwill play alongside them. "The right (wing), in my opinion, is the wild card p
BC Local News / Posted 1 months ago
will play alongside them. "The right (wing), in my opinion, is the wild card position on our team right now," head coach Todd McLellan said as players reported for medical tests at Rogers Place. McDavid is penciled in with his usual left-wing... Read more
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TSN
Oilers face questions on who will play with McDavid, Draisaitlwill play alongside them. "The right (wing), in my opinion, is the wild card p
TSN / Posted 1 months ago
will play alongside them. "The right (wing), in my opinion, is the wild card position on our team right now," head coach Todd McLellan said as players reported for medical tests at Rogers Place. McDavid is penciled in with his usual left-wing... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL training camp roundup: Mike Smith 'rejuvenated,' Laine wants playoffstakes a turn back on Connor McDavid’s wing, Strome could move back to centre fo
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
takes a turn back on Connor McDavid’s wing, Strome could move back to centre for a time. He said he spoke to head coach Todd McLellan about his position, and the coach liked the fact he was a versatile player. Expect a bunch of movement on those... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers' Lucic works out with Terrell Owens with hope of improving speedage 29 — if he’s going to be effective in his 30’s. “We’re expecting him to be
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
age 29 — if he’s going to be effective in his 30’s. “We’re expecting him to be a little quicker,” said Oilers head coach Todd McLellan. “It looks like he’s leaned out a little bit. We’re counting on him.” Lucic is a natural giant, who is down... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Training camp storylines for the seven Canadian NHL teamspaid more like a key centre than support winger. In an interview with Oilers N
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
paid more like a key centre than support winger. In an interview with Oilers Now host Bob Stauffer, Edmonton head coach Todd McLellan said the team would at least open camp with the two players splitting up over the first two lines. “Everything... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Oilers' Todd McLellan opens up on how far team has comeKELOWNA, B.C. — Two years ago, Todd McLellan sat at a picnic table in Penticton
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
KELOWNA, B.C. — Two years ago, Todd McLellan sat at a picnic table in Penticton, his back to Lake Okanagan, and spoke to Sportsnet about his new gig in Edmonton. His team did not have a hot clue how to win, but between then and now much change would... Read more
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