Davidson will be back in the Canadiens' lineup on Tuesday.
Davidson has been out of the lineup for the last two games, but will replace Nathan Beaulieu in the lineup tonight vs. the Blackhawks. Davidson had two shots and a minus-1 rating in his Canadiens debut last Tuesday and has just one assist in 29 games this season.
Davidson (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve on Thursday.
Davidson left Wednesday’s game with an undisclosed injury and did not return. Davidson, who was battling injury in the preseason as well, will head to IR and opens up a roster spot for Eric Gryba to get into the lineup.
Davidson left Sunday’s game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Davidson left the game after a collision with Jets’ defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. He was spotted being helped down the dressing room hallway in a wheelchair, which suggests that the injury is of the serious variety. Expect an update prior to Tuesday’s game.
The Oilers have signed Brandon Davidson to a two-year deal worth $2.85 million.
Davidson, 24, has picked up 10 points (4G /6A) in 47 games with the Oilers this season after picking up just one goal in his first 12 NHL games last season. Davidson was set to become a restricted free agent at the end of this season but will now be with the Oilers through the 2017-18 season.
Davidson (undisclosed) is not expected to play on Monday.
Davidson was the victim of a hard cross-check in Saturday’s loss in Colorado and it will force him to sit out the Oilers final game before the Christmas break. With Davidson out, the Oilers recalled Mark Fayne, who will play on Monday. Davidson will be reevaluated after the break.