OILERS ANNOUNCE 23 MAN ROSTER
Three players were assigned to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League and two players were placed on the NHL Injured Reserve List. Sent to Edmonton’s AHL affiliate were defenceman Ladislav Smid and forwards Zack Stortini (RW) and Patrick Thoresen (LW).
Mathieu Roy (D) and Tyler Spurgeon (C) were placed on the NHL Injured Reserve List.
The following players will be on the Oilers’ opening night roster for the start of Edmonton’s 28th NHL season:
GOALTENDERS (2): Mathieu Garon, Dwayne Roloson
DEFENCE (7): Tom Gilbert, Denis Grebeshkov, Matt Greene, Joni Pitkanen, Sheldon Souray, Steve Staios, Dick Tarnstrom
FORWARDS (14): Kyle Brodziak, Andrew Cogliano, Sam Gagner, Ales Hemsky, Shawn Horcoff, Jean-Francois Jacques, Ethan Moreau, Robert Nilsson, Dustin Penner, Marc Pouliot, Marty Reasoner, Geoff Sanderson, Jarret Stoll, Raffi Torres