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Oilers sign Niagara IceDogs defenceman Ryan Mantha

The Oilers have signed Niagara IceDogs defenceman Ryan Mantha to a three-year entry-level contract

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

The Oilers have signed Niagara IceDogs (OHL) defenceman Ryan Mantha to a three-year entry-level contract.

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Oilers acquire Fontaine

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

The Oilers have executed an NHL Trade Deadline deal, exchanging forward Taylor Beck for Justin Fontaine, who has been playing for the New York Rangers American Hockey League affiliate this season.

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FUTURE WATCH: Lagesson a pillar for rebuilding UMass

Oilers defence prospect William Lagesson is helping the UMass-Amherst turn the corner

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

It happens annually in the National Hockey League: the regular season nears a conclusion as the trade deadline approaches and management makes the decision to either improve upon the house they've built or signal the structure's demolition in favour of a new foundation. 

In other words, renovate or rebuild. 

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Desharnais 'excited for the opportunity' with Oilers

The Oilers traded defenceman Brandon Davidson to the Montreal Canadiens for centre David Desharnais Tuesday

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

Video: TRADE DEADLINE | Peter Chiarelli

David Desharnais has played all 435 of his career NHL games as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. When the news broke that he'd been traded to the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, his impulse was natural.

"Spent seven years in Montreal, it's kind of a shock but I'm really excited for the opportunity here," he said.

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GAME STORY: Oilers 2, Blues 1

The Oilers got goals from Milan Lucic and Mark Letestu in a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Blues

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

Video: OILERS TODAY | Oilers @ Blues Post-Game

ST LOUIS, MO - Goals from Milan Lucic and Mark Letestu, along with 25 saves from Cam Talbot, lifted Edmonton to a 2-1 victory over the Blues to close out their long road trip.

"As we go on, games start to tighten up even more, a lot like that where you've got to take advantage of your opportunities," said Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, who finished the night with two assists. "Obviously, penalty kill and power play play a big role coming down the stretch. It was a pretty gutsy win by us tonight. We've just got to keep that going."

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Oilers acquire David Desharnais

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

The Oilers have acquired forward David Desharnais from the Montreal Canadiens, in exchange for defenceman Brandon Davidson.

Video: TRADE DEADLINE | Peter Chiarelli

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LIVE BLOG: Oilers at Blues 02/28

Minute-by-minute updates as the Oilers take on the Blues in St. Louis

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

The Oilers battle the Blues in St. Louis at the Scottrade Center.

You can watch the game on Sportsnet West or listen live on 630 CHED and the Oilers Radio Network.

Keep it locked here for updates, highlights, commentary and more from the game.

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PREVIEW: Oilers at Blues

In today's Boston Pizza Preview, the Oilers conclude their six-game road trip in St. Louis

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com

The Oilers wrap up a six-game road trip tonight against the St. Louis Blues. 

You can watch the game on Sportsnet West starting at 6:00 p.m. MST or listen via 630 CHED and the Oilers Radio Network. 

Read the game preview below and check back throughout the day for lineup updates, our Morning Skate Report and more. 

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Sportsnet #BrightestStars Showdown Week 20

In the 20th week of Sportsnet #BrightestStars, it's Connor McDavid's individual effort in Nashville up against Kris Russell's game winner against Florida

by EdmontonOilers.com Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

The Sportsnet #BrightestStars Showdown pits the week's biggest plays and players head to head to allow fans to decide on the Play of the Week.

Last week, Leon Draisaitl's deflection won.

In the 20th week of Sportsnet #BrightestStars it's Connor McDavid's great rush in Nashville up against Kris Russell's game winner in Florida.

Video: WEEK 20 | Russell vs. McDavid

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Lander named CCM/AHL player of the week

Anton Lander scored five points in two games with the Bakersfield Condors last week to earn player of the week

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The American Hockey League announced today that Bakersfield Condors forward Anton Lander has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 26, 2017.

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