Denis Grebeshkov activated from NHL IR;Theo Peckham assigned to Springfield
Edmonton Oilers Press Release
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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Denis Grebeshkov (37), of Russia, protects the puck from Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Carter (20) during second period of an NHL hockey game in Edmonton on Friday, Dec. 19, 2008. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jimmy Jeong)
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Denis Grebeshkov from the NHL Injured Reserve List and assigned defenceman Theo Peckham to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.
Grebeshkov missed seven games (February 14-26) due to a lower body injury suffered during the second period of the Oilers’ 7-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens at Rexall Place on February 11th.
Grebeshkov has scored 4-21-25 in 51 games this season to rank eighth in scoring on the Oilers and fourth among Edmonton defencemen.
Peckham, who was recalled from the Oilers’ AHL affiliate on February 13th, has played nine games with Edmonton this season and is scoreless with 43 penalty minutes.
The Oilers conclude their four-game homestand tonight as they host the Minnesota Wild at Rexall Place at 8:00 p.m.
The Edmonton Oilers 30th Anniversary Season is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Bell, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial and Ford.