Tyler Pitlick

#15 C / Edmonton Oilers / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 195 lb Age: 24 College: Minnesota State

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Oilers' Tyler Pitlick: Reassigned to minors

      Pitlick has been reassigned to AHL Bakersfield. Pitlick was recalled as recently as Wednesday, essentially helping the Oilers manage their salary cap with Jordan Eberle getting placed on long-term injured reserve with a shoulder injury. He's seeking his first point of the season with the minor-league club.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Oilers' Tyler Pitlick: Recalled by Oilers on Wednesday

      Pitlick was recalled by the Oilers on Wednesday. Pitlick was recalled to replace Rob Klinkhammer (lower body), who was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, on Edmonton's 23-man roster. If Pitlick draws into the Oilers' lineup for Thursday's tilt against Montreal, it will likely be as a bottom-six forward.

    • Pitlick Inks One-Year Deal With Oilers

      News: Tyler Pitlick signed a one-year contract with the Oilers on Thursday.
      Analysis: Tyler Pitlick suffered a lacerated spleen on Jan. 1 that kept him out of action until Apr. 7. The 23-year-old was, however, able to suit up for 17 games with the Oilers last season, tallying two goals in those contests. He also played in 14 games with AHL Oklahoma City in 2014-15, tallying nine points (three goals, six assists) over that span. Pitlick will compete for a roster spot with the Oilers in training camp.
    • Oilers Activate Pitlick

      News: Tyler Pitlick (spleen) was activated from injured reserve on Tuesday, reports the Oilers' official site.
      Analysis: When Tyler Pitlick originally suffered the injury in late December, it was thought that he would be lost for the season, so it's certainly a pleasant surprise that he's healthy enough to play down the stretch. He's slated to skate on the third line with Matt Fraser and Anton Lander. Prior to his injury, Pitlick recorded one goal in 14 games.
    • Oilers' Pitlick Practices In Non-Contact Capacity

      News: Tyler Pitlick (spleen) practiced in a non-contact capacity Monday.
      Analysis: Initially believed to be out for the season after suffering a lacerated spleen in late December, Tyler Pitlick's timetable appears to have moved up after further reevaluation. He's still unlikely to return at any point in the next few days, but it might not be long before he's cleared to absorb full contact in practice.
    • Oilers' Pitlick Skating With Team

      News: Tyler Pitlick (spleen) was skating with the team Monday, according to the Oilers web site.
      Analysis: Tyler Pitlick was wearing a non-contact jersey but this should still be taken as an encouraging sign. Pitlick was originally suppose to miss the entire season after suffering the injury in late December but it seems like those reports may have been exaggerated.
    • Season Over For Oilers' Pitlick

      News: Tyler Pitlick (spleen) will miss the remainder of the season, according to the Edmonton Journal.
      Analysis: Tyler Pitlick will not be allowed to take any contact for three months, and unless the Oilers make an improbable playoff run, that timeline puts him out until next season. Pitlick had one goal in 14 games and has yet to make a mark during his time in the NHL. He will battle for a roster spot during training camp in September.
    • Oilers Place Pitlick (Spleen) On IR

      News: Tyler Pitlick (spleen) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
      Analysis: The 23-year-old came out of Tuesday's game with a lacerated spleen, which figures to put him on track for a lengthy absence. Tyler Pitlick had just one point in 14 games and probably isn't worth rostering in most formats even at optimal health.
    • Oilers' Pitlick Has Lacerated Spleen

      News: Tyler Pitlick suffered a lacerated spleen against the Flames on Tuesday.
      Analysis: Tyler Pitlick remained in Calgary for further examination. There is no timetable for his return at this time, but the nature of the injury would seem to indicate his situation is more than a day-to-day one.
    • Oilers' Pitlick Notches First Goal

      News: Tyler Pitlick recorded his first goal of the season in Friday's loss to the Ducks.
      Analysis: Playing on the top line next to Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Tyler Pitlick turned in a productive 12:38 of ice time, attempting two more shots in addition to the goal. It looks like he could stick on the Oilers' top line for a little bit, but given how poorly the team has played of late, it might not give him much value.
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