The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have recalled centre Leon Draisaitl from the American Hockey League's (AHL) Bakersfield Condors.
Draisaitl, 20, has appeared in six games with the Condors this season, posting two points (1G, 1A) and four penalty minutes. The 6’1”, 210-pound forward posted nine points (2G, 7A) and four penalty minutes in 37 games with the Oilers last season.
The 6’1, 210-pound forward also appeared in 32 games with the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Kelowna Rockets last season, recording 53 points (19G, 34A) and 25 penalty minutes. He also posted 28 points (10G, 18A) in 19 playoff games, leading the Rockets to the Memorial Cup Final.
The Oilers also announced they have assigned winger Tyler Pitlick and defenceman Joey LaLeggia to the Condors.
Forward Jordan Eberle has also been placed on long term injured reserve.