The Edmonton Oilers recalled defenseman Colten Teubert from the Oklahoma City Barons, Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today.
Teubert, a 6-4, 210-pounder from White Rock, B.C. has played in 10 games with the Oilers this season, registering one assist and serving eight penalty minutes. With Oklahoma City, he has played 17 games, recording six points (2-4-6) and serving 33 penalty minutes.
Alex Plante's concussion is probably much worse than the light-hearted "conk" TSN reported, so Teubert makes yet another journey to the NHL. Teubert will draw in on the 3rd pairing, likely with Theo Peckham against Minnesota tomorrow night.
Once again, the Oilers have only six healthy defensemen available for them, so a practice or pre-game injury leaves them with five blueliners. Until Andy Sutton returns from his suspension, the Oilers will probably take the ice with
The Oilers have two NHL-ready defensemen on the entire roster.