OILERS TRIM ROSTER BY NINE
By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 09/19/2011Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the club has reduced its training camp roster by nine players.
The following three players were assigned to their respective junior clubs today:
Martin Gernat (D) to Edmonton (WHL)
Kristians Pelss (RW) to Edmonton (WHL)
Tobias Rieder (RW) to Kitchener (OHL)
The following five players were released from their amateur tryouts:
Brett Ferguson (LW)
Chase Schaber (C)
Tyler Schmidt (D)
Colin Smith (C)
Wes Vannieuwenhuizen (D)
The Oilers have also announced Toni Rajala (RW) has been assigned to Ilves Tampere of the Finnish Elite League.
Edmonton’s roster now sits at 57 players.
Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, Cenovus Energy and Ford.
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