General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have claimed defenceman Taylor Chorney
off waivers from the St. Louis Blues and have assigned defenceman Colten Teubert
to Oklahoma City today.
Chorney, 24, was originally placed on waivers by Edmonton for purpose of assignment to Oklahoma City of the American Hockey League on October 10 when the Blues claimed him.
The 6'1", 190-pound Thunder Bay, ON native has appeared in two games this season with St. Louis. Last year he played in 12 games for the Oilers scoring once and adding three assists. He also had 16 points (3G, 13A) in 46 games with the Barons.
Chorney, who has been assigned to Oklahoma City, has a goal and six assists in 58 career NHL games.
Teubert, 21, played in two games with Edmonton collecting his first career NHL point (assist). He also has played in nine games with the Barons this season recording two goals and two assists.
The 6'4", 200-pound White Rock, BC native has appeared in 68 career AHL games with the Barons and Manchester Monarchs collecting 21 points (6G, 15A) and 101 PIM.
Teubert was acquired from Los Angeles with a draft pick in exchange for Dustin Penner last season.