• Oilers Deal Acton To Canucks

    News: Will Acton was traded to the Canucks on Thursday in exchange for forward Kellan Lain.
    Analysis: Will Acton was with the Oilers from the start of the season through the beginning of November, serving primarily as a healthy scratch for the team. The 27-year-old will offer some organizational checking line depth for the Canucks, but isn't likely to yield much fantasy appeal.
  • Oilers Reassign Acton

    News: Will Acton cleared waivers and was reassigned to AHL Oklahoma City on Thursday.
    Analysis: Will Acton has served primarily as a healthy scratch for the Oilers after making the roster out of training camp, appearing in only three games. He'll receive regular ice time in Oklahoma City, but he doesn't figure to make much of a fantasy impact in Edmonton if he earns his way back at some point.
  • Oilers Place Acton On Waivers

    News: Will Acton was placed on waivers by the Oilers on Wednesday.
    Analysis: Will Acton was awarded the final roster spot out of training camp but has played in just three games and hasn't recorded a point. The 27-year-old could be claimed by other teams on waivers or will end up in the minors and await another opportunity.
  • Oilers' Acton Makes Final Roster

    News: Will Acton was added to the Oilers final roster, Ryan Rishaug of TSN reports.
    Analysis: Will Acton split time between Edmonton and AHL Oklahoma City. In 30 games played with the Oilers, he only scored three goals and two assists. Acton could be in a similar situation as last season where he was bouncing back and forth from the AHL, so don't expect him to have a huge fantasy impact.