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BLOG: Yakimov recalled; Klefbom to OKC

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers have recalled centre Bogdan Yakimov, 20, from the Oklahoma City Barons. The third-round pick in 2013, has played one AHL game this season.

He spent last year with Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik in the KHL, playing 33 games and scoring 12 points (7-5-12). Yakimov had an impressive pre-season with the Oilers, scoring two points (1-1-2) in five games. He also recorded two goals and an assist in two games with the Oilers Rookies at the 2014 Young Stars Tournament in Penticton.

He scored a goal against the University of Alberta Golden Bears for the Rookies as well.

The Oilers have assigned defenceman Oscar Klefbom to Oklahoma City.

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