MacTavish Named Oilers GM

Former St. Louis Blues player Craig MacTavish is now the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers. The 54-year-old replaces Steve Tambellini, who was fired on Monday. The Oilers have lost five straight to fall to 16-18-and-7 on the season with 39 points. MacTavish concluded his 17-year playing career with the Blues in the 1996-97 season.