DAVIDSON ASSIGNED TO OKLAHOMA CITY; LIZON RELEASED FROM PTO
By Josh Evans, OKC Barons
The Edmonton Oilers assigned defenseman Brandon Davidson to the Oklahoma City Barons from the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. In a separate transaction, the Barons released Erick Lizon from his PTO, General Manager Bill Scott announced today.
Davidson, a 6-1, 202-pounder from Lethbridge, Alberta was assigned to Stockton on February 12. He played in 10 games with the Thunder, scoring 11 points (7-4-11). Davidson was assigned to Stockton after his return to the Barons lineup February 8 following successful treatment for testicular cancer.
The Oilers 6th round selection (162nd overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Davidson has skated in eight games with the Barons this season, registering two points. Prior to turning pro, he played three seasons with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League.
Lizon was signed to a PTO on December 27. He appeared in 17 games with Oklahoma City and served 30 penalty minutes. The 6-4, 234-pounder from Kitchner, Ontario returns to the Wichita Thunder where he has played the last two seasons. In 89 games with Wichita, he has scored nine points while serving 230 penalty minutes.
The Barons close out their weekend tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. against the San Antonio Rampage at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. The game can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY.
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