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Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Oilers



Line Change
Kassian is expected to be bumped up to the second line with Nugent-Hopkins and Lucic.
Zack Kassian
Oct. 7, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Signing
The Oilers have signed Zack Kassian to a three-year extension worth $5.85M ($1.95M AAV).
It seems like forever ago that Kassian was selected No.13 overall and after a few tough seasons and stops in Buffalo, Vancouver and Montreal, Kassian seems to have found a home in Edmonton. In his second season with the Oilers, the power-forward had 23 points (7G / 17A) in 79 games and added three more goals in 13 playoff games.
Zack Kassian
June 26, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Injury
Kassian (undisclosed) is expected to return to the Oilers’ lineup on Sunday.
Kassian has missed the last three games with an undisclosed injury, but he was back at practice on Saturday and is expected to play Sunday vs. the Rangers. Kassian has two goals and two assists (four points) in 12 games so far this season.
Zack Kassian
Nov. 12, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Injury
Kassian (illness) is expected to return to the Oilers lineup on Saturday.
Zack Kassian
Feb. 20, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
Injury
Kassian (illness) will not play on Thursday.
Kassian will miss a second straight game with an illness, which means Anton Lander will remain in the lineup. Kassian is day-to-day and is expected to be back in the lineup on Saturday.
Zack Kassian
Feb. 18, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
Call up / Send down
The Oilers have recalled Zack Kassian from Bakersfield (AHL).
Kassian had one goal and one assist in six games with the Oilers before the All-Star break. He went down for the break and has now collected three points (2G / 1A) in seven games with Bakersfield.
Zack Kassian
Feb. 1, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Call up / Send down
The Oilers have reassigned Zack Kassian to Bakersfield (AHL).
Zack Kassian
Jan. 24, 2016, 2:38 p.m.
Line Change
Kassian will make his Oilers debut on Thursday.
Kassian, who was traded in the preseason to Montreal, never played a game with the Habs. After being acquired by the Oilers, he collected one goal in four games with the Bakersfield Condors. He is a big body presence and could work his way up the lineup, but expect him to start in the bottom-6 on Thursday.
Zack Kassian
Jan. 14, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Call up / Send down
The Oilers have recalled Zack Kassian from Bakersfield (AHL).
Zack Kassian
Jan. 13, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
Trade
The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Zack Kassian from the Montreal Canadiens for Ben Scrivens.
Kassian, 24, has not appeared in a game yet this season because of a suspension that stemmed from a car accident in September. The former first-round pick has 66 points (35G / 31A) in 198 career NHL games with the Sabres and Canucks. He will report to Bakersfield (AHL).
Zack Kassian
Dec. 28, 2015, 9:31 a.m.
Call up / Send down
Kassian has cleared waivers and has been assigned St. John's (AHL).
After being reinstated on Tuesday, Kassian was placed on waivers and cleared this afternoon. He has been sent to St. John's where he will work on his game after not playing for the first two and a half months of the season. Kassian will need to improve at the AHL level before the Habs call him back up.
Zack Kassian
Dec. 16, 2015, 12:14 p.m.
Waiver Move
The Canadiens have placed Zack Kassian on waivers.
Kassian who has not played yet this season after being entered into the Substance Abuse program in the preseason has been placed on waivers for purpose of assignment to the AHL. The former 1st round pick has not lived up to expectations, but a team in need of a big body, that believes in second chances, could elect to take a flier on Kassian.
Zack Kassian
Dec. 15, 2015, 12:16 p.m.
General
Kassian has been reinstated by NHL/NHLPA substance abuse and behavioral health program.
Kassian has not appeared in a game with the Canadiens this season after being in a car accident and being admitted into the Substance Abuse program in the preseason.
Zack Kassian
Dec. 15, 2015, 11:41 a.m.
Suspension
Kassian is suspended indefinitely; enters NHL Substance abuse program.
Kassian was in a car accident at 6 a.m on Sunday morning and fractured his leg and nose in the incident. Kassian will be suspended without pay until he’s cleared to play agains by the program’s administrators.
Zack Kassian
Oct. 6, 2015, 12:15 p.m.
Injury
Kassian is out indefinitely with a fractured left foot and nose.
Kassian’s injury were reportedly “minor” on Sunday, but this afternoon the Canadiens revealed the injuries were more serious and will force him to miss time. Kassian has a bad reputation after underachieving in Buffalo and Vancouver but he was given a fresh start in Montreal, that has not gotten off on the right foot.
Zack Kassian
Oct. 5, 2015, 12:24 p.m.
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