Things are heating up between Todd McLellan and the Oilers.
According to the Edmonton Sun, forwards Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle — both currently playing under McLellan at the Worlds — have been asking “a lot of questions” of McLellan’s former player, Team Canada d-man Brent Burns, while also praising their experience under the ex-Sharks bench boss.
“[McLellan’s] been great,” Hall told the Sun.
“I’ve been impressed,” added Eberle.
New Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli, currently in the Czech Republic for the Worlds, already interviewed McLellan for the head coaching gig — a position that, while currently “filled” by interim bench boss Todd Nelson, is obviously up for grabs.
What’s more, McLellan previously expressed an interest in joining the Oilers.
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