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Anton Lander | Center | #51

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/24/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 184
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (40) / EDM
Contract: view contract details

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The Oilers recalled Anton Lander from AHL Bakersfield on Thursday.
In just 16 games down on the farm, the 25-year-old has posted 14 goals and 27 points. Which is by far his best point-per-game rate so far as a professional. With just 35 points in 213 career NHL matches however, it's far from certain he's yet to put it all together at the game's highest level. Jan 19 - 6:34 PM

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Anton Lander has been sent back to the minors.

He has one goal and three helpers in 20 NHL outings this season. Lander has been much more productive in the minors with 21 points in 13 contests.
Jan 11 - 3:24 PM

Anton Lander is slated to skate on the third line against the Bruins on Thursday night.

Lander will skate to the left of Mark Letestu and Jesse Puljujarvi. The 25-year-old has just 34 points in 204 career NHL games, including three points in 16 games this season.
Source: Matt Kalman
Jan 5 - 6:28 PM

After being recalled earlier today, Anton Lander is expected to be a healthy scratch tonight when the Oilers face the Blue Jackets.

Lander tore up the AHL with 21 points in 13 games but has only three points in 16 NHL games this season. Eric Gryba and Jordan Oesterle will be joining him as the scratches tonight.
Jan 3 - 7:01 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have called up Anton Lander.

Lander has a goal and two assists in 16 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season. He also has 10 goals and 21 points in 13 AHL contests.
Jan 3 - 10:11 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have sent Anton Lander to AHL Bakersfield.

The 25-year-old has 34 points with the Oilers in 206 career games. Suggesting he's not quite up to snuff in the bigs.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 03:27:00 PM

Anton Lander has cleared waivers.

What happens next is not yet known, but he'll most likely either stick with the team or head down to AHL Bakersfield. The 25-year-old has 34 points with the Oilers in 206 career games.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 03:18:00 PM

Anton Lander has been placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.

Lander has a goal and three points in 16 games this season. He's in the second season of a two-year, $1,975,000 deal.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 12:38:00 PM

Anton Lander will be scratched on Thursday.

He has logged under 10 minutes of ice time in each of Edmonton's last three games. Lander has recorded just one goal and two assists in 16 games this year.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 04:07:00 PM

Anton Lander found the back of the net in Edmonton's 3-2 overtime loss Tuesday night.

It was Lander's first goal and third point in nine contests in 2016-17. He's scored 10 goals in 202 career NHL games and had just one marker in all of 2015-16.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 09:18:00 AM

Anton Lander and blueliners Matthew Benning and Mark Fayne will be scratches with the Oilers regular season opener.

Lander has had difficulty landing a permanent spot through a variety of Oilers regimes. Benning spent the 2015-16 season with Northern University scoring six goals and 19 points in 41 games. Mark Fayne was a press box regular last season, and the trend continues.
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 10:00:00 PM

Anton Lander has been waived by the Edmonton Oilers.

Lander was competing for a fourth-line spot and he might still end up in that role at some point this season if he goes unclaimed on waivers. He had a goal and three points in 61 contests last season.
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 12:12:00 PM

Anton Lander will center Edmonton's fourth line Tuesday night against Arizona.

Lander will be be flanked by Matt Hendricks and Zach Kassian, which could combine to be an explosive trio for the Oilers. Lander has posted just three points in 53 games thus far however.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 09:46:00 PM

Anton Lander will be the healthy scratch Wednesday when the St. Louis Blues visit the Edmonton Oilers.

Joining Lander will be the usual contingent of Luke Gazdic, Adam Cracknell and Nikita Nikitin.
Wed, Mar 16, 2016 09:26:00 PM

Anton Lander will serve as a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Nashville Predators.

Luke Gazdic and Adam Cracknell will also watch the game from the press box while Benoit Pouliot, Brandon Davidson and Adam Pardy sit out due to injury. Darnell Nurse will serve the final game of his three-game suspension.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 09:05:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
6Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Jordan Eberle
3Zack Kassian
4Tyler Pitlick
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Matthew Benning
7Brandon Davidson
8Eric Gryba
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit