Pitlick will miss the rest of the regular season with a torn ACL.
Pitlick was hurt Monday in St. Louis and will miss the rest of the regular season with a torn ACL. Pitlick scored eight goals in 31 games and showed he was a capable NHL player, but his struggles with injuries continue.
Pitlick (lower-body) returned to Edmonton to be re-evaluated.
Pitlick was hurt in Monday’s game in St. Louis and was seen postgame in a walking cast up to his thigh and on crutches. Right now, it doesn’t look good for him,” Oilers’ head coach Todd McLellan said postgame. Pitlick will be out until the Christmas break at the very least, so expect Jesse Puljujarvi or Taylor Beck to get back into the lineup on Wednesday.
Pitlick (undisclosed) has been activated from injured reserve.
Pitlick has been sidelined by an undisclosed injury since December 31st, but he is expected to be back in the lineup tonight vs. the Kings. Pitlick will skate on the third line with Anton Lander and Matt Fraser. Pitlick has one goal in 14 games with the Oilers this season.
Pitlick will play with Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on Wednesday.
Pitlick was a plus-1 and had one shot in 9:57 TOI in his season debut on Monday. In 14 games in Oklahoma City (AHL), Pitlickhad three goals and six assists. He could have some value in daily fantasy leagues, but the way things are going for the Oilers right now, I wouldn’t have too much faith.
The Oilers have recalled Tyler Pitlick from Oklahoma City (AHL) on an emergency basis.
Pitlick, 22, has eight goals and 14 assists (22 points) in 38 games with OKC this season. He scored his first NHL goal on October 26 and then promptly got hurt in the same game. That goal is his only point in three games with the Oilers this season.
The Edmonton Oilers have recalled Tyler Pitlick from Oklahoma City (AHL).
Pitlick was the 31st overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He has 11 goals and 25 assists (36 points) in 113 games with OKC - including one goal and two assists in seven games this season. Both Ryan Smyth and Jordan Eberle are questionable for tomorrow's game, if one of them can't go, Pitlick would slide into the lineup.
The following were assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL) today: Ryan Lowery (D), Olivier Roy (G), Philippe Cornet (LW), Tanner House (LW), Chris VandeVelde (C), Alex Plante (D), Milan Kytnar (RW), Curtis Hamilton (LW), Ryan Martindale (C), Tyler Pitlick (C)