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Draisaitl (concussion) took part in the morning skate but will not play in Chicago.

Draisaitl will not be in the lineup tonight vs. the Blackhawks, but it sounds like he could be back in the Oilers lineup as soon as Saturday. His return will be huge for the struggling Oilers, so monitor his status leading up to this weekend’s meeting with the Flyers.

Source: Bob Stauffer 10/19/17, 12:17 pm EST

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The Oilers have recalled Leon Draisaitl from Bakersfield (AHL).

Draisaitl, 20, has been recalled because the Oilers are in need of a top-6 forward. Draisaitl has scored one goal with one assist in six games with Bakersfield and many reports suggest that Draisaitl has been the Condors’ best forward this season. He is expected to make his season debut tonight on a line with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Taylor Hall.

Source: Chris Wescott 10/29/15, 10:16 am EST

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The Oilers have officially sent Leon Draisaitl back to the WHL.

Draisaitl, 19, opened the season as the Oilers’ second line centre. The experiment did not really go as planned. He registered nine points (2G / 7A) in 37 games and now heads back to the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL. It is best for Draisaitl’s development, especially in a tough year for Edmonton.

Source: Rob Tychkowski 01/4/15, 7:23 am EST

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Draisaitl will play his tenth game on Wednesday, burning his first year of his Entry Level Contract (ELC).

Draisaitl, 19, scored his first NHL goal last Friday and sits with three points (1G / 2A) in hie first nine NHL games. Game 39 becomes the new deadline, if he goes back to junior before that time he will lose the first year of his ELC, but none of his unrestricted free agent status.

Source: Jason Gregor 10/28/14, 6:00 am EST

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