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Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/24/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
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Anton Lander is in what's turning into a fierce fight for center spots in Edmonton.
Lander had 18 goals and 52 points in 48 AHL games last season, but he hasn't been nearly as effective offensively at the NHL level and isn't likely to win the second-line center opening. However, Lander might be able to make the team as Edmonton's third-line center. That's a job Oilers GM Craig MacTavish thought might end up being Lander's before training camp started, but Bogdan Yakimov has forced himself into the conversation. Sep 26 - 10:33 AM

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The Edmonton Oilers are looking for help on the third line and GM Craig MacTavish thinks that Anton Lander and/or Mark Arcobello are capable of doing the job.

MacTavish is looking for the Oilers to go with three scoring lines and while he is happy with the top line of Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle, as well as the second unit with David Perron, Sam Gagner and likely whoever they select at three this year (Sam Bennett or Sam Reinhart as defenseman Aaron Ekblad will probably be gone at this point), they need someone to play with Nail Yakupov. Lander had only one assist in 27 games with the Oilers in 2013-14 but did manage 18 goals and 52 points in 46 AHL games.
Jun 23 - 7:18 AM

Anton Lander has inked a one-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers.

Lander had an assist in 27 games with the Edmonton Oilers in 2013-14. He also had 18 goals and 52 points in 46 AHL matches.
May 12 - 3:26 PM

Anton Lander will serve as the Oilers' third-line center on Thursday.

Lander has an assist in 25 games this season. He will slide into that role because Boyd Gordon (shoulder) is done for the season.
Apr 10 - 9:50 AM

Anton Lander has been summoned by the Edmonton Oilers.

Lander has 18 goals and 48 points in 43 AHL games this season. The 22 year old has also played in 12 NHL games in 2013-14, but wasn't able to record a point.
Mar 12 - 6:20 PM

The Edmonton Oilers sent Anton Lander to the AHL's Oklahoma City Barons on Sunday.

A JFYI as he holds little-to-no fantasy value. Jim Matheson goes as far as to say that this is a sign that Edmonton should trade Lander.
Jan 5 - 2:15 PM

Anton Lander was a healthy scratch on Sunday.

Just an FYI as Lander has no fantasy value. He has only two shots on goal and no points in five games.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 07:52:00 AM

Coach Dallas Eakins was impressed by the play of Anton Lander on Saturday while giving him only 10 shifts.

Lander was recalled on Thursday from Oklahoma City of the AHL where he has nine goals and 15 points in 18 games. "He hasn't made any mistakes, we're going to rely on him for the penalty kill and on faceoffs he's helped us being a left-handed shot," Eakins said. Lander has no value in fantasy hockey at this time.
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 07:20:00 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have promoted Anton Lander.

Lander has nine goals and 15 points in 18 AHL games this season. He's not expected to have much, if any, fantasy value during this NHL stint.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 09:08:00 AM

Anton Lander has been summoned from the minors.

He has played in one game with the Oilers this season and has six points in eight contest with AHL Oklahoma City. Edmonton also sent down defensemen Corey Potter and Denis Grebeshkov after they cleared waivers.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 06:06:00 PM

Anton Lander has been returned to the minors.

This move was likely in response to Sam Gagner's imminent return. Lander logged 14:07 minutes in his season debut with the Oilers on Sunday.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 12:40:00 PM

Anton Lander was called up from the minors on Sunday.

Lander played 14:07 minutes with three hits and a blocked shot. He had one assist in 11 games with the Oilers last season so he is worth leaving on the waiver wire.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 01:33:00 AM

Anton Lander has been cut from the Edmonton Oilers' training camp roster.

Lander had an assist in 11 games with Edmonton last season. He might end up getting some more playing time with the Oilers during the 2013-14 campaign as an injury replacement.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 10:56:00 AM

Anton Lander was called up from the minors on Tuesday April 16.

Lander won 71.4% of his faceoffs and logged 10:35 minutes of playing time. He has an assist in five games with Edmonton this season.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 02:50:00 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have returned Anton Lander to the AHL.

Lander didn't end up getting any playing time in his latest stint with the Oilers. He has eight goals and 19 points in 45 AHL contests this season.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 10:15:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Leon Draisaitl
3Anton Lander
4Boyd Gordon
5Mark Arcobello
LW1Taylor Hall
2David Perron
3Benoit Pouliot
4Luke Gazdic
5Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Teddy Purcell
3Nail Yakupov
4Jesse Joensuu
5Steve Pinizzotto
D1Justin Schultz
2Andrew Ference
3Jeff Petry
4Nikita Nikitin
5Mark Fayne
6Keith Aulie
7Brandon Davidson
8Martin Marincin
G1Ben Scrivens
2Viktor Fasth