The Oilers will be rolling with Mikko Koskinen and Stuart Skinner for the rest of their road trip.
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.
Edmonton Oilers head coach Dave Tippett said it appears an injury suffered by Joakim Nygard is serious, according to 630 CHED’s Reid Wilkins.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Remember when I said that last weeks injury report would be my last for the season? Well I lied. We received a few more updates on some injured players (Connor McDavid) over the week so I thought I’d give you all one last injury report to recap the week that was.
Wow, where do I even start? Here we are in Calgary on the #NationRoadTrip to watch the final Oilers game of the season. I’ve got my injury report all queued up to launch first thing Sunday morning with nothing much to talk about in it, then BAM! Connor McDavid falls into the post and leaves…
The season is slowly coming to a wrap, and the Injury Reserve hasn’t been too active as of late. Usually this is a time where players suffering from nagging injuries take the rest and rehab they need to heal themselves, however it’s nice to see that our roster is nearly 100% healthy.
With the season slowly coming to an end, and with the Oilers playoff hopes going down the drain quickly, I’m surprised we haven’t seen more guys fall out of the lineup due to nagging injuries. This is a good thing in my opinion and I hope everyone can finish up the season strong. Let’s take…
Not much has changed in the injury world since last weeks update. Most people who were considered injured a week ago are now back in the lineup, and for that, I’m thankful.