Found January 10, 2012 on
GLENDALE, ARIZONA—- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the Coyotes have claimed center Gilbert Brule off re-entry waivers from the Edmonton Oilers.
The 5-foot-11, 174 pound Brule has recorded 8-10-18 in 27 games this season with the Oklahoma City Barons, the Oilers American Hockey League. In 2010-11, the Edmonton, Alberta native appeared in 41 games with the Oilers, registering 7-2-9 and 41 penalty minutes (PIM).
In 263 career NHL games with the Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets, the 25-year-old Brule has recorded 38-43-81. He set career highs in goals (17), assists (20), points (37), power play goals (2) and game-winning goals (3) with Edmonton during the 2009-10 season.
Brule was originally drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft.
The Coyotes also announced that center Boyd Gordon has been activated off Injured Reserve. Gordon missed seven games with a lower-body injury.
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The Edmonton Oilers have recalled Gilbert Brule, Magnus Paajarvi and Ryan O'Marra from Oklahoma City. We can imply a few things from this transaction, including the fact that Teemu Hartikainen and Josh Green didn't impress enough in their latest cup of coffee. We await news today on Jordan Eberle's injury, and there's a chance Brule won't get through waivers.
Las Vegas in the olden days must have been something else. The NHL will be expanding soon, 2 more teams are required to make things work. Among the possible cities are Toronto 2.0, Quebec City, Las Vegas, Seattle, Kansas City. The old KC Scouts are in town tonight.Steve Tambellini could help this team by adding a veteran defenseman now. I understand the hope is that Ryan Whitney...
The general manager of the Edmonton Oilers is "actively shopping" for an experienced defenseman, according to Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun. GM Steve Tambellini could try to swing a multi-player deal involving either winger Ales Hemsky or center Sam Gagner. The Carolina Hurricanes and Toronto Maple Leafs are rumored to be interested in dealing a blue-liner.There's...
Although they haven’t played a game since Saturday, the Edmonton Oilers have been busy. The team has recalled players from the farm team to fill in roster holes left by injured players and are clearly looking forward with their current roster, deciding who should stay and who should go ahead of the NHL trade deadline next month.
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The results are back, and better than expected for Oilers’ winger Jordan Eberle. Eberle who is the team points leader. Eberle is expected to miss 2-3 weeks in what is being referred to as a sprained knee.
“It’s never a good time for an injury, but I’m going to focus on getting healthy and getting back to the lineup as soon as I can.” Eberle told the Oilers. While the...
Corey Potter celebrates his goal vs. New York on Oct. 22, 2011 (Photo by Andy Devlin / Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club).
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The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Corey Potter on a two-year contract extension. Details to follow.
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 10
COMING SOON: IN FOCUS
RAW: Renney Tuesday
PRACTICE: Corey Potter
Match-up- Devils (23-17-2 - 48 points) @ Oilers (16-22-3 - 35 points)
TV - TSN, MSG Plus (HD)
Puck drop - 9:00 PM ET
Last 10: New Jersey 5-4-1 / Edmonton - 2-8-0
Projected starting goalies - Johan Hedberg (NJ) vs Nikolai Khabibulin (EDM)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Edmonton - 2.68 / 2.83
New Jersey - 2.60 / 2.90
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage...
With two-thirds of the Oilers' Lottery Line on the shelf with injury, the Edmonton Oilers, long compilers of young talent thanks to a five-year playoff absence, are turning to another youngster to help fill the void.
As the Coyotes threw shot after shot at New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist to no avail in Tuesdays 2-1 shootout loss at Madison Square Garden, you couldnt help thinking: Gosh, if they only had a little more offense.
Yeah. Don Maloney gets that a lot.
Earlier in the season, the Coyotes general manger surprised some people by suggesting his first personnel move might be to...