Posted February 27, 2013 on AP on Fox

DENVER - NOVEMBER 08: Goalie Nikolai Khabibulin #35 of the Edmonton Oilers looks on during a break in the action against the Colorado Avalanche during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on November 8, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Oilers defeated the Avalanche 5-3. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Oilers have placed Nikolai Khabibulin on injury reserve after the 40-year-old goaltender injured his groin. Khabibulin was hurt in Edmonton's 3-2 overtime loss to Chicago on Monday. He has a 2.11 goals-against average and a .935 save percentage in five games this season, the last on his four-year deal with the Oilers. Edmonton recalled Yann Danis from the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League. Danis has a 3.03 GAA and a .901 save percentage in 31 games this season with the Barons.
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