Korpikoski (head) will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Blackhawks. Korpikoski has been sidelined since Oct. 27 with the head injury, but it appears he's finally past the issue. The Oilers will need to make a roster move to accommodate his return, but that will likely come at some point Wednesday. Korpikoski will likely slot in on either the third or fourth line.
Korpikoski (head) skated Monday, Jason Gregor of TSN 1260 reports. Korpikoski was placed on injured reserve nearly two weeks ago with a head injury, but he appears to be progressing back to game action. He remains without a definitive timetable, and head injuries can be unpredictable, but it's an encouraging sign that he was able to return to the ice.
Korpikoski (head) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. The 29-year-old winger had been playing on the bottom lines for the Oilers, but it appears he is going to need more time to recover from the head injury he sustained on October 27 in a game against the Wild. It is unclear at this time how long he will be out for.
Korpikoski (head) will not play Saturday against Calgary, Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal reports. Earlier reports indicated Korpikoski would be available for Saturday's tilt against the Flames, but the 29-year-old apparently wasn't feeling up to the task shortly before pregame warmups. Anton Slepyshev will draw into the Oilers' lineup in Korpikoski's absence, who will hope to return to action Tuesday against the Flyers.
Korpikoski (head) will return to Edmonton's lineup Saturday against the Flames, Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal reports. Korpikoski was held out of Thursday's game against Montreal with the ailment, but was able to participate in Saturday's morning skate, and is set to return to action Saturday night against Calgary. The 29-year-old has tallied three points (two goals, one assist) in 10 games this season, and will likely slot in as a bottom-six forward Saturday against the Flames.
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