PRESS RELEASES

OILERS ACQUIRE RODNEY FROM DUCKS

By Edmonton Oilers,

General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have acquired defenceman Bryan Rodney from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for centre Ryan O’Marra.

Rodney, 27, has played in 41 games this season with the Syracuse Crunch collecting 20 points (5G, 15A).

The 6’0”, 200-pound rearguard has played 33 career NHL games with the Carolina Hurricanes scoring a goal and adding 12 assists. In 280 AHL games with the Hartford Wolf Pack, Albany River Rats, Charlotte Checkers and the Crunch, Rodney has recorded 156 points (29G, 127A). He was also named an AHL All-Star in 2010 and 2011.

Rodney, who is from London, Ontario, completed a five-year Ontario Hockey League (OHL) career in 2005, totaling 234 points (47G, 187A) and 224 penalty minutes in 311 regular-season games with Ottawa, Kingston and London. He also won the 2005 Memorial Cup with London.

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