General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today that the Edmonton Oilers
have claimed forward Jesse Boulerice
off waivers from the Colorado Avalanche
and have placed left winger Steve MacIntyre
on the NHL Injured Reserve List.
Boulerice, a 6'2", 215 pound native from Plattsburgh, New York has scored 2-2-4 with 46 penalty minutes in 12 games this season with Colorado’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters.
The 30-year-old right winger is in his 11th pro season after three seasons of junior hockey with the Detroit/Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League. Drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers
in the fifth round of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, Boulerice made his pro debut with the AHL's Philadelphia Phantoms in 1998-99 and made his NHL debut with the Flyers in 2001-02.
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