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RELEASE: Oilers recall Gambardella

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled forward Joseph Gambardella from the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have recalled forward Joseph Gambardella from the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors.

Gambardella, 25, leads Bakersfield with 27 goals and ranks third in team scoring with 45 points. He also has 18 assists, 19 penalty minutes and a +19 plus-minus rating in 48 games.

The 5'10", 196-pound forward has appeared in four games for the Oilers this season.

The native of Staten Island, NY, joined the Oilers as an undrafted free agent in March, 2017, after three years at UMass-Lowell (Hockey East).

For Joseph Gambardella's statistics and player profile, click HERE.

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Josh Currie; Sekera activated

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled forward Josh Currie from the American Hockey League's (AHL) Bakersfield Condors

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have recalled forward Josh Currie from the American Hockey League's (AHL) Bakersfield Condors.

Currie, 26, leads Bakersfield with 24 goals and six power play goals this season, also posting 37 points, 13 penalty minutes and a +5 plus-minus rating in 49 games. He has eight points (5G, 3A) in his last five games.

An alternate captain this season, Currie has reached 20+ goals in three consecutive seasons with the Condors, and led the team in scoring in 2017-18.

The 5'10", 172-pound forward is being recalled to the NHL for the first time in his five year career as a professional.  

The native of Charlottetown, PEI signed with the Oilers on July 18, 2018 after three seasons with Bakersfield (AHL).

For Josh Currie's statistics and player profile, click HERE.  

The Oilers also placed F Jujhar Khaira and F Jesse Puljujarvi on Injured Reserve and activated D Andrej Sekera off Injured Reserve.

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BLOG: Oilers place Manning on waivers for purpose of AHL assignment

The Oilers have placed defenceman Brandon Manning on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the Bakersfield Condors

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have placed defenceman Brandon Manning on waivers for purpose of assignment to the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors, the club announced on Monday.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: The #Oilers have placed defenceman Brandon Manning on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the @Condors.

Manning, 28, was acquired by the Oilers alongside defence prospect Robin Norell on December 30, 2018, in a trade that sent Drake Caggiula and Jason Garrison the other way.

In 12 outings with Edmonton this season, Manning has one goal, four penalty minutes and is a minus-one.

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RELEASE: Oilers acquire Sam Gagner from Vancouver

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Sam Gagner from Vancouver in exchange for forward Ryan Spooner

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Sam Gagner from Vancouver in exchange for forward Ryan Spooner.

Gagner, 29, has appeared in seven games for Vancouver this season, posting three points (1G, 2A), four penalty minutes and a -3 plus-minus rating. The native of Oakville, ON has spent most of the season with the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies, where he has posted 37 points (12G, 25A), 12 penalty minutes and a -7 plus-minus rating in 43 games.

The 5'11", 200-pound forward has appeared in 777 NHL games over 12 seasons, posting 436 points (153G, 273A), 358 penalty minutes and a -112 plus-minus rating.

The native of Oakville, ON began his career in Edmonton, after being the Oilers' first round selection, sixth overall, at the 2007 NHL Draft. Gagner has also played with Arizona, Philadelphia, Columbus and Vancouver.

The Oilers have also placed defenceman Matt Benning on Injured Reserve and recalled Gagner from Toronto (AHL).

For Sam Gagner's statistics and player profile, click HERE.

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BLOG: Oilers acquire Gagner

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Sam Gagner

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Sam Gagner from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Ryan Spooner, the team announced on Saturday.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: TRADE 🔄 The #Oilers have acquired forward Sam Gagner from the @Canucks in exchange for forward Ryan Spooner. pic.twitter.com/4ZS4z75lh0

Gagner, 29, was drafted by the Oilers sixth-overall in the 2007 NHL Draft. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound centre appeared in 481 games with the Orange & Blue, scoring 101 goals and 194 assists for 295 total points. Gagner collected 40 points or more in his first five seasons with the Oilers. 

The London, ON, product has one goal and three points in seven matches with the Canucks this season. With the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, Gagner has 12 goals and 37 points in 43 outings.

Gagner is hopeful to be in the lineup against the New York Islanders on Saturday.

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RELEASE: Oilers acquire goaltender Anthony Stolarz from Philadelphia

Anthony Stolarz acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for goaltender Cam Talbot

by Press Release / Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anthony Stolarz from Philadelphia in exchange for goaltender Cam Talbot.
 
Stolarz, 25, has appeared in 12 games for Philadelphia this season, with a 4-3-3 record, a 3.33 GAA and a .902 SV%.
 
The 6'6", 210-pound goaltender is in his second NHL season, and fifth as a professional. The native of Edison, NJ was originally a second round draft pick of Philadelphia, 45th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft.
 
Stolarz played for the U.S. at the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship, finishing fifth overall. He played for the OHL's London Knights from 2012-14, appearing in two Memorial Cups and capturing one OHL Championship.
 
For Anthony Stolarz' statistics and player profile, click here.

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RELEASE: Oilers activate Klefbom off Injured Reserve

The 25-year-old defenceman has been sidelined since December 11 with a hand injury

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Oscar Klefbom off Injured Reserve.

Klefbom, 25, has been sidelined since Dec. 11 with a hand injury.  

The native of Karlstad, Sweden has 15 points (3G, 12A) in 31 games, with eight penalty minutes and a +1 plus-minus rating.

At the time of his injury, he led Oilers defencemen in points, and the team in average ice-time (25:25).

The 6'3", 216-pound defenceman is in his sixth season with the Oilers, having appeared in 286 games, posting 109 points (27G, 82A), 42 penalty minutes and a -35 plus-minus rating.

For Oscar Klebom's statistics and player profile, click here: https://www.nhl.com/player/oscar-klefbom-8476472

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BLOG: Sekera assigned to Bakersfield for conditioning stint

Andrej Sekera has been assigned to the Bakersfield Condors, the Oilers announced on Monday

by Paul Gazzola / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Andrej Sekera has been assigned to the Bakersfield Condors, the Oilers announced on Monday.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: The #Oilers have sent defenceman Andrej Sekera to the @Condors for a conditioning assignment. pic.twitter.com/1oaQ0xRKC9

Sekera appeared in only 36 games in the 2017-18 NHL season, being sidelined for much of it due to a knee injury he sustained in the second round of the 2016-17 NHL Playoffs.

Ahead of the 2018-19 season, the defender was hampered by a torn Achilles to keep him from returning to the Oilers lineup.

The 32-year-old posted eight goals and 35 points in '16-17.

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Malone from Bakersfield

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled forward Brad Malone from the American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - Malone, 29, has appeared in 41 games with Bakersfield this season, posting 24 points (7G, 17A), 41 penalty minutes and a +8 plus-minus rating. The 6'2", 217-pound forward is in his second season with the Condors, serving as an alternate captain.

Over eight professional seasons, Malone has played in 183 career NHL games with three organizations (Edmonton, Carolina, Colorado), recording 30 points (13G, 17A) and 194 penalty minutes.

The native of Miramichi, New Brunswick has also appeared in 333 career AHL games, recording 160 points (60G, 100A) and 425 penalty minutes.

Malone was signed by the Oilers as a free agent on July 3, 2017.

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