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POSTED ON Tuesday, 10.03.2015 / 1:30 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have assigned defenceman Jordan Oesterle to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Oesterle, 22, appeared in six games for the Oilers and he posted his first career National Hockey League point (assist) on March 3rd against the Los Angeles Kings.

The 6-0’, 182-pound defenceman has registered 21 points (6G, 15A), six penalty minutes and a plus five rating in 49 games with the Barons this season

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POSTED ON Wednesday, 18.02.2015 / 11:25 AM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have activated goaltender Ben Scrivens off injured reserve and have placed goaltender Viktor Fasth on the injured reserve list.

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 10.02.2015 / 12:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have recalled goaltender Richard Bachman (emergency recall) and winger Ryan Hamilton from the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Bachman, 27, has posted a 14-4-3 record in 22 games this season with the Barons, including three shutouts, a 2.30 goals against average and a .921 save percentage.

Bachman was also named to the 2015 AHL All Star Game as a member of the Western Conference.

The 5’10”, 176-pound goaltender has appeared in three career games for the Oilers, registering a 3.02 goals against average and a .916 save percentage.

Hamilton, 29, has registered 29 points (15G, 14A), six penalty minutes and a plus 11 rating in 32 games with the Barons this season.

The 6’2”, 219-pound forward has appeared in 14 career NHL games, posting three assists and two penalty minutes and he has also played in two playoff games, notching one assist.

The Oilers also announced they have placed forwards Taylor Hall and Benoit Pouliot on the injured reserve list.

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POSTED ON Thursday, 05.02.2015 / 1:30 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have recalled defenceman Martin Marincin from the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Marincin, 22, has registered seven points (7A) and 20 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Barons this season.

The 6’4”, 203-pound blueliner has appeared in 12 games this season with the Oilers, posting one assist and two penalty minutes.

The Oilers also announced they have placed defenceman Niki Nikitin on the injured reserve list.

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POSTED ON Friday, 02.01.2015 / 4:36 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have assigned forward Steve Pinizzotto to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Pinizzotto, 30, has posted four points (2G, 2A) and 30 penalty minutes in 18 games with the Oilers this season

The 6’1”, 205-pound winger has recorded six assists and 40 penalty minutes in nine games with Oklahoma City.

Winger Benoit Pouliot has also been taken off the injured reserve list.

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POSTED ON Thursday, 01.01.2015 / 6:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have recalled centre Anton Lander from the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Lander, 23, has registered 31 points (9G, 22A), 20 penalty minutes and a plus eight rating in 29 games with the Barons this season.

The 6’0”, 186-pound centre has appeared in one game for the Oilers this season and has played 95 career NHL games with the Oilers, posting eight points (2G, 6A) and 18 penalty minutes.

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POSTED ON Monday, 29.12.2014 / 6:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have acquired centre Derek Roy from the Nashville Predators, in exchange for centre Mark Arcobello.

Roy, 31, has appeared in 26 games for the Predators this season, posting 10 points (1G, 9A) and two penalty minutes.

The native of Ottawa, Ontario, has spent time with the Buffalo Sabres, Dallas Stars, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators through 11 NHL seasons, accumulating 502 points (178G, 324A) and 369 penalty minutes in 692 career NHL games.

The 5’9”, 184-pound centre has also appeared in 49 career playoff games, recording 27 points (7G, 20A) and 36 penalty minutes.

Roy also represented Canada internationally at the 2008 and 2009 World Hockey Championships, registering 18 points (9G, 9A) and 10 penalty minutes in 18 games.

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POSTED ON Monday, 29.12.2014 / 3:30 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have assigned defenceman Brad Hunt to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Hunt, 26, posted two assists in five games with the Oilers since being recalled from Oklahoma City and has registered three points (1G, 2A) in 11 games with the Oilers this season.

The 5’9”, 187-pound blueliner has posted 22 points (7G, 15A), six penalty minutes and a plus seven rating in 17 games with the Barons.

Defenceman Niki Nikitin has also been taken of the injured reserve list.

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POSTED ON Monday, 29.12.2014 / 12:02 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have claimed winger Matt Fraser off waivers from the Boston Bruins and have placed forward Steve Pinizzotto on waivers.

Fraser, 24, has registered three goals and seven penalty minutes in 24 games with the Boston Bruins this season.

The 6’1”, 204-pound forward has appeared in 51 career NHL games, recording eight points (6G, 2A) and 17 penalty minutes. He has also appeared in four playoff games, posting two points (1G, 1A).

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POSTED ON Friday, 19.12.2014 / 4:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have recalled centre Anton Lander from the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.

Lander, 23, has registered 27 points (8G, 19A), 16 penalty minutes and a plus five rating in 26 games with the Barons this season.

The 6’0”, 186-pound centre has appeared in 94 career NHL games with the Oilers, posting eight points (2G, 6A) and 18 penalty minutes.

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