PRESS RELEASES

RAJALA AND ABNEY RECALLED FROM STOCKTON

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 11/20/2012

The Edmonton Oilers assigned forwards Toni Rajala and Cameron Abney to the Oklahoma City Barons, General Manager Bill Scott officially announced today.

Rajala, a 5-9, 170-pounder from Tampere, Finland was assigned to Stockton at the beginning of the season. He currently leads Stockton in scoring with 23 points (11-12-23). His goal, assist and point totals are tops in the ECHL among first-year players. His 11 goals ties him for the league lead and 23 points is good for a tie for fourth in the ECHL. Rajala was the Oilers 4th round selection (101st overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Abney, a 6-5, 200-pounder from Aldergrove, B.C. has split time this season between Stockton and Oklahoma City. With the Barons, he has appeared in three games and served seven penalty minutes. Last season, the Oilers 3rd round draft choice (81st overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft split time between Stockton and Oklahoma City. In 46 games last season, he recorded five points (2-3-5) while serving 156 penalty minutes.

The Barons begin a seven-game stretch away from home Wednesday in Cedar Park, Texas against the Texas Stars. Faceoff is 7:35 p.m. The weekend concludes with a pair of games against the Charlotte Checkers. Faceoff Saturday is 6 p.m. and faceoff Sunday is 2 p.m.

A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Packages ranging from 7-game and 11-game packs to Full Season Seats are available. Call the Barons’ front office at 405-232-4625 for information on group outings, Season Seats and other ticket packages.

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