Friday, August 03, 2012

Paajarvi and Lander will give the Oilers three dynamic duos

Much of the hype surrounding the Edmonton Oilers has rightly been focused on the quartet of Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov. With Edmonton prevailing as the winners of the Justin Schultz Sweepstakes, they have now turned that group of four into a quintet of impressive youngsters. While much of their future fortunes will rest directly on the shoulders of those five players, it could be the development of the two somewhat forgotten kids, Anton Lander and Magnus Paajarvi, that may ultimately put them over the top.