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RELEASE: Oilers recall Pakarinen; Nugent-Hopkins placed on IR

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

by EdmontonOilers.com Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

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

Pakarinen, 26, has appeared in 18 games with the Oilers this season, posting one assist and four penalty minutes.

The 6'1", 215-pound forward, has appeared in 18 games for Bakersfield this season, posting 13 points (9G, 4A) and two penalty minutes. Pakarinen has registered five power play goals, ranking him second on the Condors.

The Oilers have also placed forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on injured reserve.

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BLOG: Oilers place Nugent-Hopkins on IR

The Oilers have placed Nugent-Hopkins on IR and have recalled Pakarinen

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have announced the placing of forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on IR. In addition, they've recalled Iiro Pakarinen from the Bakersfield Condors.

Nugent-Hopkins leads the Oilers in goal scoring with 16 this season. He's third on the team with 31 points (16-15-31) through 46 games.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: The #Oilers have recalled forward Iiro Pakarinen from the Bakersfield @Condors & placed forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on Injured Reserve. pic.twitter.com/KCTHC6EdNC

Iiro Pakarinen just saw his point streak with the Condors snapped at seven games (5-2-7). He has nine goals and four assists in 18 games for the Condors. In 18 games for the Oilers this season, the winger has just one assist.

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RELEASE: Oilers acquire Montoya

The Oilers have traded a conditional pick to Montreal, in exchange for goaltender Al Montoya

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Al Montoya from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a conditional fourth round draft pick in 2018.

Montoya, 32, has appeared in 159 career games over nine NHL seasons with Phoenix (Arizona), the New York Rangers, Winnipeg, Florida and Montreal, posting a 2.63 GAA and a 0.908 SV%.

The native of Chicago, IL has appeared in four games for Montreal this season, posting a 3.77 GAA and a 0.863 save percentage.

Montoya has also represented the United States in international competition, including two World Championships (2009, 2011), two World Junior Championships (2005, 2006) and one season with the U.S. National Team Development Program (2001-02). 

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RELEASE: Oilers activate Klefbom

The Oilers have made roster moves on Friday ahead of their game against Chicago

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Oscar Klefbom from injured reserve.

Klefbom, 24, has appeared in 33 games with the Oilers this season, posting nine points (3G, 6A) and 12 penalty minutes. He leads the Oilers in time on ice, averaging 22:46 per game.

The 6'3", 215-pound blueliner has recorded 82 points (22G, 60A) and 28 penalty minutes in 222 career NHL games.

The Oilers have also placed defenceman Eric Gryba on waivers for the purpose of assignment.

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RELEASE: Sekera Activated off IR

The Oilers have activated Andrej Sekera off Injured Reserve

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Andrej Sekera from injured reserve. He has missed the first part of the 2017-18 season due to injury. 

Sekera, 31, suffered the injury on May 5, 2017 against the Anaheim Ducks during game five in the second round of the 2017 playoffs.

The 6'0", 200-pound blueliner appeared in 80 games with the Oilers in 2016-17, posting 35 points (8G, 27A) and 18 penalty minutes. He also played in 11 playoff games, registering three points (1G, 2A).and two penalty minutes.

A native of Bojnice, Slovakia, Sekera has appeared in 647 career NHL games, accumulating 224 points (45G, 179A), 166 penalty minutes and a plus six rating.

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RELEASE: Oilers trade Chase to Panthers

The Oilers have traded prospect Greg Chase to Florida

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Greg Chase to the Florida Panthers, in exchange for future considerations.

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RELEASE: Oilers make roster changes

The Oilers have made a few changes to their roster, including placing Oscar Klefbom on IR

by Press Release / Edmonton Oilers

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

Slepyshev, 23, has appeared in 15 games with the Oilers this season, posting three points (1G, 2A).

The 6'2", 221-pound forward has appeared in 67 career NHL games, accumulating 14 points (5G, 9A), and 6 penalty minutes.

The Oilers have also placed defenceman Oscar Klefbom on injured reserve and forward Nathan Walker has been placed on waivers.

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BLOG: Oilers claim Davidson

The Oilers have claimed defenceman Brandon Davidson off waivers from Montreal

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers made a roster move on Sunday, claiming defenceman Brandon Davidson off waivers from Montreal.

This is a return for Davidson to the team that selected him in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL Draft. He has played 91 of his 114 career NHL games for the Oilers. He has five career goals and 11 assists in the NHL.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: The #Oilers have claimed defenceman Brandon Davidson via waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. Davidson has one assist in 13 games this season. pic.twitter.com/MRBgbiuiy6

Davidson was traded to the Canadiens on February 28, 2017, in exchange for David Desharnais.

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BLOG: Oilers claim Walker

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have claimed forward Nathan Walker off waivers from the Washington Capitals.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: The #Oilers have claimed forward Nathan Walker via waivers from the Washington Capitals. The 23-year-old LW has scored one goal in seven games during the 2017-18 season. pic.twitter.com/KclPREweo3

Walker, a native of Cardiff, Wales, was taken 89th overall in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft. The 23-year-old has played in seven NHL games, all this season, for the Capitals.

In addition to the claim, the Oilers placed Iiro Pakarinen on waivers for the purpose of assignment. 

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Stanton

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled defenceman Ryan Stanton from the American Hockey League's (AHL) Bakersfield Condors.

Stanton, 28, has appeared in 120 career NHL games, posting four goals, 23 assists and 27 points. 

The 6'1", 200-pound native of St. Albert, Alberta, missed the start of the season due to an injury, and has appeared in eight games for Bakersfield, posting 10 penalty minutes and a -2 plus-minus rating.  

Forward Brad Malone has also been assigned to Bakersfield (AHL). 

 

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