After meeting with Oilers medical staff, forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will not play for Canada at the upcoming World Hockey Championship due to a fracture in his right foot.
Nugent-Hopkins' injury requires more time to heal, therefore he will be unable to participate.
After meeting with Oilers' medical staff, forward Nail Yakupov will not attend Russia's training camp for the upcoming World Hockey Championship due to a hip injury.
Oilers Head Team Physician, Dr. Dhiren Naidu says "Nail has been suffering from bilateral hip injuries this season and after further examination and MRI imaging, he requires additional treatment and rehabilitation."
The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have assigned goaltender Laurent Brossoit to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.
Brossoit, 22, made his National Hockey League debut on April 9th against the San Jose Sharks, stopping 49 of 51 shots. His 49 saves were the most in a debut since Manny Legace made 49 saves on October 21, 1998.
The 6’3”, 202-pound netminder has appeared in 49 games for Oklahoma City this season, posting a 22-21-4 record with a 2.65 goals against average, a .916 save percentage and two shutouts.
The Oilers also announced they have activated goaltender Viktor Fasth from the injured reserve list.
The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have assigned centre Andrew Miller to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.
Miller, 26, appeared in nine games for the Oilers, posting six points (1G, 5A). He scored his 1st National Hockey League goal on a penalty shot against the Dallas Stars on March 27th; becoming the first player in Oilers history to score his 1st NHL goal on a penalty shot.
The 5’10”, 181-pound centre leads Oklahoma City in points (56), goals (25) and assists (31) in 58 games with the Barons this season.
The Edmonton Oilers also announced they have activated winger Tyler Pitlick off injured reserve.
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The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have agreed to terms with centre Kyle Platzer on a three-year entry level contract.
Platzer, 20, has appeared in 68 games with the Ontario Hockey League's Owen Sound Attack this season, posting 81 points (34G, 47A), 46 penalty minutes and a plus 13 rating. He led the team and established career highs in points (81), goals (34), assists (47) and plus/minus (+13). He also played in five playoff games, registering five points (1G, 4A) and four penalty minutes.
The 6’0”, 180-pound centre has accumulated 140 points (61G, 79A) and 87 penalty minutes in 203 career OHL games. He has also appeared in 31 career playoff games, recording 14 points (4G, 10A) and 18 penalty minutes.
Platzer was selected by the Oilers in the 4th round, 96th overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.
Platzer will report to Oklahoma City (AHL) and sign an Amateur Tryout agreement with the Barons.
The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have assigned goaltender Tyler Bunz to the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons.
Bunz, 23, appeared in one game for the Oilers, in relief of starting goaltender Ben Scrivens on April 2nd in the Oilers loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
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
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 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.