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Oilers recall Martin Marincin and Roman Horak from AHL's Barons

Thursday, 12.26.2013 / 7:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Oilers recall Martin Marincin and Roman Horak from AHL's Barons

EDMONTON - Defenceman Martin Marincin and forward Roman Horak were recalled by the Edmonton Oilers from their minor-league affiliate on Thursday.

Marincin has played in two NHL games so far this season with two penalty minutes.

The 21-year-old has three goals, four assists and a plus-5 rating in 24 games with the American Hockey League's Oklahoma City Barons this season.

Horak will be making his first appearance with the Oilers.

The 22-year-old was traded to Edmonton from the Calgary Flames on Nov. 8, alongside goaltending prospect Laurent Brossoit in exchange for forward Ladislav Smid and minor-league goalie Olivier Roy.

Horak has five goals and 13 assists with a minus-5 rating over 82 NHL games with Calgary. He has five goals, six assists and a minus-2 rating with Oklahoma City this season.

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