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RELEASE: Oilers recall Lagesson, Benson

Russell (concussion protocol), Nygard (hand) placed on IR

by Press Release /

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have recalled defenceman William Lagesson and forward Tyler Benson from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors.

The team has also placed defenceman Kris Russell (concussion protocol) and forward Joakim Nygard (hand) on Injured Reserve.

Lagesson has played 25 games for the Condors this season, scoring three goals and seven assists, while also playing the first two games of his NHL career during a prior Oilers call-up.

Benson has played 42 games for Bakersfield this season, leading the team with 35 points on nine goals and 26 assists. He scored 15 goals and 51 assists in 68 games as a rookie with the Condors in 2018-19.

The Edmonton native was selected 32nd overall at the 2016 NHL Draft, and this is his first call-up with his hometown team.

Video: CONDORS | 1-on-1 Benson

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