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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.

Source: @EdmontonOilers 01/29/20, 11:40 am EST

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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.

Source: Jim Matheson 06/20/18, 9:12 am EST

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