The Oilers have activated Matt Benning from LTIR and is expected to play on Wednesday.
Benning has been out since December 1st and was recently recalled from his conditioning stint with the Bakersfield Condors (AHL). With Benning returning to the lineup, Caleb Jones will sit and Benning will skate with Kris Russell.
The Oilers recalled Matt Benning from his long-term injured reserve conditioning loan with Bakersfield (AHL).
Benning has not suited up for the Oilers since December 1st and picked up one assist in three games with Bakersfield during his conditioning stint. Benning's return to the team doesn't necessarily mean that he'll play on Wednesday, but he comes back up with five assists in 24 games this season.
Benning (face) will return to the Oilers lineup on Sunday.
Benning will play for the first time since November 19th. He was activated from IR on Friday but will replace Kris Russell, who is out with a personal matter. Benning has five assists in 23 games this season.
Binning has been activated from IR and will return to the Oilers blueline on Tuesday.
The Oilers have placed Matt Benning (undisclosed) on IR.
Benning has missed the last three games and was moved to IR to open up a roster spot in order to call-up Sam Gagner, who was acquired from the Canucks this morning.
Benning (undisclosed) has been activated from IR and will play on Saturday.
Benning (undisclosed) will not play on Saturday.
Benning was forced to leave Thursday’s game vs. the Bruins after playing just 2:27 TOI and did not return. With Benning out, Jason Garrison will likely return to the lineup vs. the Predators.
Benning will be back in the Oilers lineup on Tuesday.
Benning was a healthy scratch vs. the Rangers on Saturday afternoon, but will replace Evan Bouchard tonight in Winnipeg. Benning has failed to record a point with a minus-3 rating in his first two games of the season.
The Oilers signed Matt Benning to a two-year extension worth $3.8M ($1.9M AAV).
Benning is coming off of the best season of his young career, having scored is goals with 15 assists (21 points) in 73 games. The 24-year-old posted one of the best CorsiFor% (51.2) ratings among Oilers’ defensemen and graded out as the No.47 right-handed defenseman in the NHL according to Corsica Player Rankings—not bad for a third-pairing D-man.
Benning (illness) will not play on Wednesday.
Benning is battling a sickness so he will come out of the lineup vs. the Sharks. Oscar Klefbom (shoulder), who has missed the last two games, will replace him.
Benning will be back in the Oilers lineup on Thursday.
Benning was a healthy scratch on Tuesday but will replace Brandon Davidson in the lineup vs. the Ducks. Benning has nine points (4G / 5A) in 36 games this season.
Banning (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.
Benning (illness) will not play Tuesday vs. Carolina.
Benning was a healthy scratch on Saturday but was expected to draw back into the lineup tonight vs. the Hurricanes. However, he is under the weather so Yohan Auvitu will remain in the lineup and Kris Russell will likely see power-play time on the second unit.
Benning will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
The Oilers have placed Matthew Benning (undisclosed) on IR.
Benning left after playing just 4:15 TOI in last night’s loss in Carolina. Benin’s injury will keep him out for at least seven days, so the Oilers placed him on IR to create a roster spot to recall Jordan Oesterle.