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Todd McLellan will coach Edmonton Oilers
Todd McLellan will coach Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers announced they have hired Todd McLellan as their coach after a season in which they again failed to make the playoffs. McLellan appeared to be Edmonton's top choice since Peter Chiarelli became general manager this month. Todd Nelson replaced Dallas Eakins as coach in December. McLellan spent the past seven seasons as the San Jose Sharks' coach, making the playoffs in his first six. He has a career record of 311-163-66 during the regular season but is 30-32 in the playoffs. Etc. Though a deal has not been completed, Detroit Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock had negotiations with the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday regarding the possibility of becoming their next...

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