Edmonton Oilers defenseman Oscar Klefbom is expected to be sidelined weeks with a hand injury sustained throughout Tuesday night time’s win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Klefbom was injured blocking a shot, and coach Ken Hitchcock stated after the sport, “I might say weeks for positive, after which we’ll see from there.”
The Oilers positioned Klefbom on injured reserve Wednesday and recalled defenseman Caleb Jones from Bakersfield (AHL).
Klefbom, 25, is main Edmonton in ice time at 25:25 per recreation and has three objectives and 12 assists in 31 video games.
He had a shoulder injury in March that required surgical procedure and lower brief his 2017-18 season.
The Oilers additionally activated ahead Drake Caggiula and assigned ahead Cooper Marody to Bakersfield.