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RELEASE: Smith placed on IR, Skinner recalled from Condors

Oilers make a pair of goaltending moves ahead of road games against Arizona and Vegas

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

PHOENIX, AZ - The Edmonton Oilers have placed goaltender Mike Smith on injured reserve and recalled goaltender Stuart Skinner from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors.

Smith has a 2-0-0 record this season with a 3.08 goals-against average and .920 save percentage. He left Tuesday's game against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period.

Skinner has a 2-0-0 record this season with the Condors, sporting a 1.50 GAA and .946 save percentage with one shutout. In 31 games with Bakersfield last season, the 2017 third-round draft pick went 20-9-2 with a 2.38 GAA and .914 save percentage with two shutouts. He also back-stopped the team to the Pacific Division post-season title.

The Edmonton native also recorded his first NHL victory last season with a 33-save performance in a high-scoring 8-5 triumph over the Ottawa Senators on Jan. 31.

After winning three consecutive home games to start the 2021-22 season, the Oilers will hit the road against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday and Vegas Golden Knights on Friday.

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MIC INJURY REPORT: Shore on IR, five others out

Stay up-to-date with the Oilers MIC Injury Report

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

As of October 18, 2021

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MIC INJURY REPORT: Russell out; Kassian, Klefbom on LTIR

Stay up-to-date with the Oilers MIC Injury Report

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

As of May 14, 2021

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RELEASE: Oilers activate Kris Russell; Nygard placed on LTIR

The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Kris Russell off Long Term Injured Reserve and placed forward Joakim Nygard on LTIR

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Kris Russell off Long Term Injured Reserve (LTIR). 

The Oilers have also placed forward Joakim Nygard on LTIR.

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RELEASE: Russell placed on LTIR; Benson assigned to AHL

The Edmonton Oilers have assigned forward Tyler Benson to Bakersfield (AHL) and placed Kris Russell on LTIR

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers have assigned forward Tyler Benson to Bakersfield (AHL). The Oilers also assigned and recalled defenceman William Lagesson to and from Bakersfield (AHL) in order to make him eligible for the remainder of the AHL season. Also, Oilers defenceman Kris Russell has been placed on Long Term Injured Reserve (LTIR).

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RELEASE: Oilers activate Benning off LTIR

The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Matt Benning off LTIR (Long Term Injured Reserve)

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Matt Benning off LTIR (Long Term Injured Reserve).

Benning has five assists and 10 penalty minutes in 24 games with the Oilers this season.

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RELEASE: Benning assigned to Bakersfield on LTIR conditioning loan

The defenceman has five assists in 24 games with the Oilers this season

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have assigned defenceman Matt Benning to Bakersfield (AHL) on a LTIR (Long Term Injured Reserve) conditioning loan.

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Benning, 25, has five assists in 24 games this season. His last game was Dec. 1 against the Vancouver Canucks.

The Oilers are on their bye week, followed by NHL All-Star Weekend, while Bakersfield has four games on their schedule over the next six days.

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RELEASE: Oilers recall Persson; Benning placed on IR

On Tuesday, the Oilers announced they recalled defenceman Joel Persson, placed Matt Benning on IR and assigned both Caleb Jones and Stuart Skinner to the AHL

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers announced that defenceman Joel Persson has been recalled from Bakersfield (AHL).

The Oilers also placed defenceman Matt Benning on Injured Reserve and assigned defenceman Caleb Jones and goaltender Stuart Skinner to Bakersfield (AHL).

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RELEASE: Oilers activate Benning; place Nugent-Hopkins on IR

The Oilers announced Friday that defenceman Matt Benning has been activated off Injured Reserve and forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been placed on IR with a hand injury

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers announced on Friday that defenceman Matt Benning has been activated off Injured Reserve.

The Oilers also announced that forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (hand injury) has been placed on Injured Reserve.

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RELEASE: Oilers activate Manning; place Benning on IR

The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Brandon Manning and placed Matt Benning on Injured Reserve

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Brandon Manning off Injured Reserve. 

The Oilers have also placed defenceman Matt Benning on Injured Reserve.

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