Matheson: Nygard needs surgery on broken hand

Edmonton Oilers F Joakim Nygard has suffered a broken hand that will require surgery, the Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson reported Friday. Nygard suffered the injury Wednesday night against the Calgary Flames.


Matt Benning joins Oilers in Montreal

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Matt Benning has joined the team amid their road trip. Benning has missed significant time this season after suffering a concussion Nov. 19 against the San Jose Sharks.


Oscar Klefbom set to play against Buffalo

Oilers fans everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief as it appears Oscar Klefbom will be playing tonight against Buffalo. Klefbom took a shot off the leg late in the New Year’s Eve game against the New York Rangers, and gingerly left the game.


Tomas Jurco undergoes hip surgery

Edmonton Oilers F Tomas Jurco has undergone surgery to fix a lingering hip issue, he said in an Instagram post Sunday. In a post shared around 10 a.m., Jurco didn’t specify how long he would be out for, but said: “I’m confident I will soon be back to doing what I love.”


Oilers recall Skinner on emergency basis, Smith injured

The Edmonton Oilers recalled goaltender Stuart Skinner on an emergency basis and announced goaltender Mike Smith is day-to-day with a leg injury. The team also announced F Zack Kassian is day-to-day with a back injury, while DKris Russell has left the team to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.