Hamilton was reassigned to AHL Bakersfield on Friday, TSN reports. In a largely unannounced move, Hamilton was returned to the AHL before suiting up for the Oilers. The 30-year old has played 30 NHL games in his career, and captains the Bakersfield Condors.
Hamilton has been recalled from AHL Bakersfield on an emergency basis. Edmonton placed Benoit Pouliot (lower body) on injured reserve, opening a roster spot for Hamilton, who recorded six goals and two assists in 18 games with Bakersfield this season.
Ryan Hamilton was placed on waivers Sunday, according to the Oilers web site.
Ryan Hamilton signed a one-year extension with the Oilers on Friday, Bob Stauffer of 630 CHED reports.
Ryan Hamilton scored his first NHL goal Tuesday in a loss to the Islanders.
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