General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have assigned centre Mark Arcobello to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League and recalled defenceman Oscar Klefbom from Oklahoma City.
Klefbom, 20, has played in 12 games for the Barons this season, recording one assist and two penalty minutes.
The 6'3", 204-pound defenceman is in his first professional season in North America after spending the past three seasons with Farjestads of the Swedish Elite League. In 67 games he posted seven points (3G, 4A), eight penalty minutes and a plus seven rating.
The Oilers selected Klefbom in the 1st round, 19th overall in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Arcobello has played in all 20 games for the Oilers this season, registering 12 points (2G, 10A) and four penalty minutes.
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