PATRICK THORESEN SENT TO SPRINGFIELD ON CONDITIONING ASSIGNMENT
/ Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers have sent forward Patrick Thoresen to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment.
The 5’11”, 188 pound left winger has scored 2-1-3 with 6 PIM in 17 games with the Oilers this season since being recalled from Springfield on December 1st. At the time of his recall, the 24-year-old native of Oslo, Norway had scored 12-8-20 with 6 PIM and was +5 in 23 games for Edmonton’s AHL affiliate.
Thoresen became the fifth Norwegian to play in the NHL when he made his NHL debut with the Oilers in 2006-07. In 85 career NHL games with Edmonton, Thoresen has scored 6-13-19 with 58 penalty minutes.