Oilers recall Syvret and Deslauriers
- photo by Jonathan Kozub
Drouin-Deslauriers, a 64", 189 pound native of St-Jean-Richelieu, Quebec, was recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, where he was 8-2-0 with a 2.36 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 10 games. The 22-year-old goaltender was ranked among the AHL leaders in wins (3rd), GAA (7th) and save percentage (18th). He had one shutout and was 2-0 in overtime shootouts, stopping 10 of 13 shootout attempts (.769).
The Oilers second choice, 31st overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Drouin-Deslauriers made his pro debut in 2004-05 and has split the last two seasons between the AHL and ECHL. He has played for Edmonton and Hamilton of the AHL and with Greenville of the ECHL.
Syvret makes his second appearance with the Oilers. The 511", 203-pound defenceman played 10 games with the Oilers in 2005-06 and was scoreless with six penalty minutes. He made his NHL debut with Oilers on November 4, 2005 at St. Louis.
In 21 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL this season, Syvret has scored three goals and six assists for nine points with four penalty minutes and is -2.
The captain of the 2005 Memorial Cup champion London Knights, Syvret scored 0-21-21 with 38 PIM in 62 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL) last season.