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Oilers hire former Flames coach Jim Playfair as assistant

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have hired former Calgary Flames head coach Jim Playfair as an assistant.

The move Friday reunites Playfair with Dave Tippett, who was hired as Edmonton's coach in late May. Playfair also served as an assistant to Tippett at Arizona from 2011-17.

Playfair coached Calgary in 2006-07 and also worked as an assistant with the Flames from 2003-06 and 2007-09.

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Leaders
Points: C. McDavid116
Plus/Minus: M. Benning11
Shots on Goal: C. McDavid240
PIM: Z. Kassian102
Win: M. Koskinen25
Shutouts: M. Koskinen4
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 229 (20)
Shots: 2392 (28)
PP%: 21.2% (9)
Penalty Minutes: 754 (6)
Assists: 386 (19)
SH Goals: 10 (6)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L OTL Pts
xyz-Calgary 50 25 7 107
x-San Jose 46 27 9 101
x-Vegas 43 32 7 93
Arizona 39 35 8 86
Vancouver 35 36 11 81
Anaheim 35 37 10 80
Edmonton 35 38 9 79
Los Angeles 31 42 9 71
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 271 (6)
Shots Against: 2599 (13)
PK%: 74.8% (30)
Penalty Minutes: 631 (23)
Shutouts: 5 (14)
Sv%: 0.896 (27)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/11 P. Russell Contract extended One-year contract extension
6/6 B. Christoffer Signed with European team Stjernen Hockey-Norway
6/3 B. Malone Contract extended One-year contract extension
6/3 S. Starrett Contract extended One-year contract extension
5/29 J. Gambardella Contract extended Two-year contract extension
5/24 J. Nygard Signed as Free Agent One-year, entry-level contract
5/22 O. Rodrigue Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
5/21 L. Day Signed as Free Agent One-year, entry-level contract
5/1 R. McLeod Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
4/18 E. Bouchard Sent to minors Bakersfield-AHL
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