|Assets:||Plays a very cerebral game, complete with great hockey sense and anticipation. Can kill penalties and check opponents well. Displays plenty of two-way acumen, as well.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have ideal National Hockey League size or strength, so he must bulk up. Isn't a natural goal-scorer. Needs to play with more confidence in the attacking zone.|
|Career Potential:||Two-way center with some upside.|
|12/22/2014||Assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|12/19/2014||Recalled from the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|10/05/2014||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers for the purpose of being assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|5/12/2014||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract extension.|
|4/13/2014||Assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|3/12/2014||Recalled from the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|3/10/2014||Assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|3/08/2014||Recalled from the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|1/04/2014||Assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|12/04/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|11/02/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/31/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/29/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/27/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/24/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/28/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/15/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/11/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/04/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/03/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|3/31/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|3/12/2013||Missed 15 games (foot injury).|
|3/12/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|2/07/2013||Foot injury, injured reserve.|
|1/31/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|2/25/2012||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|12/07/2011||Missed 3 games (hand injury).|
|11/30/2011||Hand injury, day-to-day.|
|4/28/2011||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round (40th overall) in 2009.|
GM MacTavish wants Anton Lander to step up | 06/23/2014 7:18 AM
NewsThe 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.
ImpactMacTavish 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.
Anton Lander signs one-year contract | 05/12/2014 3:26 PM
NewsAnton Lander has inked a one-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
ImpactLander 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.
Anton Lander will play as third line center | 04/10/2014 9:50 AM
NewsAnton Lander will serve as the Oilers' third-line center on Thursday.
ImpactLander has an assist in 25 games this season. He will slide into that role because Boyd Gordon (shoulder) is done for the season.
Edmonton promotes Anton Lander | 03/12/2014 6:20 PM
NewsAnton Lander has been summoned by the Edmonton Oilers.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactLander 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.
Edmonton Oilers demote Anton Lander to AHL | 01/05/2014 2:15 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers sent Anton Lander to the AHL's Oklahoma City Barons on Sunday.
Jim Matheson on Twitter
ImpactA 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.
Anton Lander a healthy scratch on Sunday | 12/16/2013 7:52 AM
NewsAnton Lander was a healthy scratch on Sunday.
ImpactJust an FYI as Lander has no fantasy value. He has only two shots on goal and no points in five games.
Eakins impressed with Anton Lander | 12/09/2013 7:20 AM
NewsCoach Dallas Eakins was impressed by the play of Anton Lander on Saturday while giving him only 10 shifts.
ImpactLander 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.
Anton Lander is back with the Oilers | 12/05/2013 9:08 AM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have promoted Anton Lander.
ImpactLander 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.
Oilers recall forward Anton Lander | 10/31/2013 6:06 PM
NewsAnton Lander has been summoned from the minors.
ImpactHe 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.
Edmonton demotes Anton Lander | 10/29/2013 12:40 PM
NewsAnton Lander has been returned to the minors.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactThis 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.
| 10/28/2013 1:33 AM
NewsAnton Lander was called up from the minors on Sunday October 27.
Anton Lander doesn't make Oilers' roster | 09/25/2013 10:56 AM
NewsAnton Lander has been cut from the Edmonton Oilers' training camp roster.
ImpactLander 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.
| 04/17/2013 2:50 AM
NewsAnton Lander was called up from the minors on Tuesday April 16.
Oilers return Anton Lander to the minors | 04/12/2013 10:15 AM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have returned Anton Lander to the AHL.
ImpactLander 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.
Oilers recall Anton Lander from the minors | 04/01/2013 9:10 AM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have recalled Anton Lander from Oklahoma City of the AHL.
ImpactHe was recalled after a big six point night on Saturday where he picked up the hat trick. He will be a healthy scratch on Monday as the Oilers will not ticker with a winning lineup especially after shutting out the Canucks 4-0 Saturday. "Bringing up another player puts pressure on people, keeps the other 12 forwards honest. He's a versatile player, a good depth player. He can move up and down the lineup. The six points he had (Saturday) doesn't hurt," said Oilers coach Ralph Krueger. His fantasy value will not be a lot as he will likely play as a bottom-six forward when he does get into the lineup.
Oilers assign Anton Lander to AHL | 03/12/2013 3:18 PM
NewsEdmonton Oilers assign Anton Lander (foot) to AHL Oklahoma City.
Oilers on Twitter
ImpactLander is currently on injured reserve with a broken foot and is expected to miss a month. He'll continue to heal and will rehab as a member of the Barons.
Anton Lander out for month with broken foot | 02/08/2013 2:47 PM
NewsAntono Lander has a broken foot and will be sidelined for a month.
Jam Matheson on Twitter
ImpactLander was hit in the foot by a puck during the first period Wednesday. His injury is expected to shuffle some of the Oilers' lines, with Teemu Hartikainen moving up to the top line and Nail Yakupov skating with the recently recalled Chris VandeVelde.
Anton Lander (foot) exits Wednesday's contest | 02/07/2013 10:50 AM
NewsAnton Lander left Wednesday's game with a foot injury.
ImpactLander was struck by the puck during the first period. It initially appeared to be a bad bone bruise, but it will be looked at again Thursday.
Anton Lander gets recall from Oilers | 01/31/2013 6:22 PM
NewsAnton Lander has been summoned from the minors by Edmonton.
ImpactHe will probably suit up in Shawn Horcoff's place, as the Oilers captain is out of action with a strained neck. Lander has notched 10 points in 39 games with AHL Oklahoma City this campaign and he skated in 56 games with Edmonton last year.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsAnton Lander was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||36||12||16||28||-||57||-||-||-||-||-||0.78|
|Goals||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||0|
|Assists||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||1|
|Points||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||1|
|Penalty Minutes||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||2|
|Plus/Minus||-2||vs. Dal||Dec 21||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||0|
|Power Play Points||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||vs. Dal||Dec 21||0|
|Shots||6||vs. Dal||Dec 21||2|
|Penalty Minutes||12||2011-12 (Edm)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2011-12 (Edm)|
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