Originally written on Lowetide  |  Last updated 10/2/11
The Edmonton Oilers made some roster decisions this afternoon, sending down several forwards. On waivers and on their way to OKC are Gilbert Brule, Josh Green, Ryan Keller and Ryan O'Marra. Brule's difficulties this preseason, added to the worries about availability during the regular year have probably cost him dearly. An NHL team could claim him, but it is unlikely. The club also sent Teemu Hartikainen down, as he faded just a little in the home stretch of a long training camp and preseason. The Ryan Jones contract was also a contributor. The good news is for Lander, a young man who had to play very well in order to make the team in the same season as RNH. As was the case in 2007, the Oilers will likely break camp with two rookie centers. It's also good news for Lennart Petrell, who may be the only player in NHL history to make a team on the strength of a screaming performance on the PK. Here is the current depth chart. G Devan Dubnyk G Nikolai Khabibulin D Ryan Whitney (injur...
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