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RELEASE: Kane activated, Yamamoto and Murray placed on LTIR

The Oilers made three roster moves ahead of Tuesday's game against the Seattle Kraken

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers made three roster moves ahead of Tuesday's game vs. Seattle.

  • Forward Evander Kane has been activated from long-term injured reserve (LTIR)
  • Forward Kailer Yamamoto has been placed on long-term injured reserve (LTIR)
  • Defenceman Ryan Murray has been placed on long-term injured reserve (LTIR)

Kane recorded five goals and eight assists in 14 games this season prior to sustaining a wrist injury during the Nov. 8 road game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Since signing with the Oilers last January, the 31-year-old has scored 40 goals and 29 assists for 69 points in 72 combined regular season and playoff games.

Video: RAW | Evander Kane 01.16.23

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Pickard from Bakersfield

Netminder brought up from the Condors on an emergency basis, has a 5-3-1 record in 10 appearances in the American Hockey League this season

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

ANAHEIM, CA - The Oilers announced Tuesday they have recalled goaltender Calvin Pickard from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors on an emergency basis.

Pickard has been limited to 10 games with the Condors this season due to injury, but has recorded a 5-3-1 record with a 2.89 goals-against average and .909 save percentage.

The 30-year-old has played 116 career NHL games with Colorado, Toronto, Philadelphia, Arizona and Detroit with a 35-54-10 record, 3.03 GAA and .903 save percentage.

The Avalanche selected him in the second round, 49th overall at the 2010 NHL Draft.

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Desharnais from Condors

Edmonton adds a defenceman to the NHL roster as the team begins a four-game road trip Monday in Los Angeles

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Oilers announced Monday they have recalled defenceman Vincent Desharnais from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors.

Desharnais has played 13 games with the Condors this season, recording two assists. The 26-year-old enjoyed a breakout year in Baskersfield in 2021-22, playing 66 games with five goals and 22 assists. The Oilers selected the former Providence College blueliner in the seventh round of the 2016 NHL Draft.

On Saturday, the Oilers loaned forwards James Hamblin and Justin Bailey to the Condors. Bailey has been playing in Bakersfield all season on an AHL contract but inked a one-year, two-way NHL deal with Edmonton on Friday and cleared waivers on Saturday.

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RELEASE: Oilers sign Bailey to two-way contract

Veteran right-winger has scored four goals and six assists in 16 games with the AHL's Bakersfield Condors this season

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have signed forward Justin Bailey to a one-year, two-way contract worth $750,000 at the National Hockey League level.

Edmonton's affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors, signed the 27-year-old to an American Hockey League contract on Sept. 8 and he's scored four goals and six assists in 16 games this season.

The right-winger was drafted in the second round, 52nd overall, by his hometown Buffalo Sabres in 2013 and has played 82 career NHL games with five goals and four assists.

The Oilers placed Bailey on waivers Friday for the purpose of being assigned to the Condors.

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RELEASE: Oilers sign Skinner to three-year extension

Edmonton inks the 24-year-old goaltender to a new contract starting next season with an average annual value of $2.6 million

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Stuart Skinner to a three-year contract extension with an average annual value (AAV) of $2.6 million. 

Pacing the club to nine of its 17 wins to date this season, the 24-year-old currently has a 2.83 goals-against average and .915 save percentage. Making 40-plus saves in three of his wins, the Edmonton-born netminder has already set career highs this season in starts, wins and minutes played.

Selected by the Oilers in the third round (78th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft, Skinner has appeared in 33 career games with 31 starts and 16 wins, sporting a 2.82 GAA and .912 save percentage.

Video: WSH@EDM: Skinner makes spectacular series of saves

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RELEASE: Oilers sign Demers to two-way contract

Veteran defenceman has played 23 games with the AHL's Bakersfield Condors this season, recording nine assists

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have signed defenceman Jason Demers to a one-year, two-way contract worth $750,000 at the National Hockey League level.

Edmonton signed the 34-year-old to a professional tryout (PTO) agreement on Sept. 19 and released him on Oct. 10 following the completion of the Oilers pre-season schedule.

Demers then signed a PTO with the Oilers AHL affiliate Bakersfield Condors, with whom he's played 23 games this season, recording nine assists and 36 shots on goal.

The seventh-round pick of the San Jose Sharks at the 2008 NHL Draft has recorded 45 goals and 169 assists in 699 career NHL regular season games over 12 seasons with the Sharks, Dallas Stars, Florida Panthers and Arizona Coyotes. His last NHL appearance was May 7, 2021 with Arizona.

The Oilers placed Demers on waivers Sunday for the purpose of being loaned to the Condors.

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RELEASE: Oilers place McLeod, Yamamoto on IR; recall Hamblin, Benson

The Oilers made a pair of corresponding roster moves, including the placement of Ryan McLeod on IR and the first NHL call-up for James Hamblin

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have placed forwards Ryan McLeod and Kailer Yamamoto on Injured Reserve (IR) and recalled forwards Tyler Benson and James Hamblin from the Bakersfield Condors.

Benson has been activated off IR after completing a conditioning loan to Bakersfield, where the Edmonton product recorded two assists in three AHL games.

Hamblin, also an Edmonton product, receives his first NHL call-up and is in the first year of a two-year entry-level contract with three goals and six assists in 15 AHL games for the Condors this season.

Video: GOAL | James Hamblin 10.05.22

McLeod recorded three assists in Saturday's 4-3 comeback win over the New York Rangers and has three goals and five assists in 21 games. Yamamoto has missed the last seven games for the Oilers after playing 15:52 in a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning back back on Nov. 8.

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Broberg, assign Niemelainen to Bakersfield

The 21-year-old Broberg has four points (2G, 2A) in seven AHL games with the Bakersfield Condors this season

by Staff @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have recalled defenceman Philip Broberg and assigned defenceman Markus Niemelainen to the Bakersfield Condors.

The 2019 first-round pick (eighth overall) has recorded two goal and two assists in seven games in the American Hockey League this season after accumulating 23 points (4G, 19A) in 31 contests with the Condors last campaign. In his NHL career, the 21-year-old has recorded three points (1G, 2A) in 21 games, scoring his first-career goal on April 29 against the San Jose Sharks.

Niemelainen has been assigned to Bakersfield after appearing in 15 games with the Blue & Orange this year, recording no points and four penalty minutes.

Video: SJS@EDM: Broberg ties it with his 1st NHL goal

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RELEASE: Oilers loan Broberg, recall Shore from Bakersfield

Broberg returns to Bakersfield for the start of the AHL season while Shore is recalled following his loan to the Condors on Monday after clearing waivers

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have loaned defenceman Philip Broberg and recalled forward Devin Shore from the Bakersfield Condors.

Broberg returns to Bakersfield where the 21-year-old Swedish blueliner recorded four goals and 19 assists in 31 games with a +14 plus/minus rating during the 2021-22 AHL season. In four pre-season appearances, Broberg recorded two assists.

Shore is recalled to Edmonton ahead of Wednesday's season opener against Vancouver after being placed on and subsequently clearing waivers on Monday ahead of the NHL's 3:00pm MT deadline for teams to submit their opening day rosters.

The Oilers 21-player roster is now comprised of 13 forwards, six defencemen and two goalies.

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RELEASE: Oilers announce opening day roster for 2022-23 season

The Oilers start the 2022-23 NHL campaign with a 21-player roster that includes 12 forwards, seven defencemen and two goalies

by Press Release @EdmontonOilers / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers announced their 2022-23 opening day roster on Tuesday morning ahead of Wednesday's meeting with the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Place.

Forwards: Leon Draisaitl, Warren Foegele, Dylan Holloway, Zach Hyman, Evander Kane, Brad Malone, Connor McDavid, Ryan McLeod, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jesse Puljujarvi, Derek Ryan, Kailer Yamamoto

Defencemen: Tyson Barrie, Evan Bouchard, Philip Broberg, Cody Ceci, Brett Kulak, Ryan Murray, Darnell Nurse

Goalies: Jack Campbell, Stuart Skinner

Injured and/or Non-Roster: Tyler Benson, Vincent Desharnais, Oscar Klefbom, Raphael Lavoie, Carter Savoie, Mike Smith

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