• Oilers'' Grebeshkov Will Play In KHL

    News: Denis Grebeshkov has signed to play in the KHL next season, according to the Edmonton Journal.
    Analysis: This move was expected as Denis Grebeshkov wasn't going to be re-signed by Edmonton.
  • Oilers Won't Re-Sign Grebeshkov

    News: Denis Grebeshkov won't be re-signed by the Oilers, according to the Edmonton Journal.
    Analysis: At 29 years of age, Denis Grebeshkov is no longer a prospect, and the Oilers will give their younger players a crack to make the team rather than rolling with the low-upside Grebeshkov.
  • Oilers Reassign Grebeshkov

    News: Denis Grebeshkov was reassigned to AHL Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
    Analysis: With Denis Grebeshkov failing to offer much contributions on the blue line in his seven games this season, the Oilers decided to shake things up a little bit in advance of Thursday's game. Corey Potter and Martin Marincin were recalled from Oklahoma City in corresponding moves in the hope that either player will help improve the club's defensive effort.
  • Oilers' Grebeshkov Recalled From AHL

    News: Denis Grebeshkov was recalled from AHL Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
    Analysis: With Philip Larsen (undisclosed) uncertain for the upcoming road trip, Edmonton went ahead and brought up Denis Grebeshkov for some depth along the blue line. In eight games with the Oilers this season, Grebeshkov has five points (1G, 4A) and a minus-6 rating.
  • Oilers Grebeshkov Clears Waivers

    News: Denis Grebeshkov cleared waivers Thursday and was assigned to AHL Oklahoma City.
    Analysis: He'll be joined in the minors by Corey Potter after both players cleared waivers. Denis Grebeshkov appeared in three games for the Oilers before he was sent packing.
  • Oilers Place Grebeshkov On Waivers

    News: The Oilers placed Denis Grebeshkov on waivers Wednesday.
    Analysis: If Denis Grebeshkov clears waivers, he'll be assigned to AHL Oklahoma City, along with fellow reassignment Corey Potter. Grebeshkov failed to record a point in three games with the Oilers, and at 30 years old, he doesn't hold much value as a prospect anymore.
  • Oilers' Grebeshkov Skates With Forwards Monday

    News: Grebeshov was skating with the Oilers' forwards during practice Monday, TSN.ca reports.
    Analysis: It may have been a numbers-based adjustment due to the absence of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Smyth, but perhaps Denis Grebeshkov is being considered for a role up front after Hall suffered a knee injury against Ottawa on Saturday.
  • Oilers Recall Grebeshkov

    News: The Oilers recalled Denis Grebeshkov (groin) from AHL Oklahoma City on Friday, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Edmonton sent Denis Grebeshkov to the AHL last Friday on a conditioning assignment to help him recover from his groin injury. He has spent the last three seasons in the KHL, and the Oilers' plans for how he'll fit into the defensemen rotation are still a bit murky.
  • Oilers Send Grebeshkov On Conditioning Assignment

    News: Denis Grebeshkov (groin) has been sent to AHL Oklahoma City on a conditioning assignment.
    Analysis: After he was able to take part in Thursday's morning skate without incident, Denis Grebeshkov will head to the minors to get some extended game action in before the Oilers bring him back to the parent club. Grebeshkov spent the last three seasons in the KHL and it remains to be seen where he'll fit into the club's defensemen rotation once he's healthy.
  • Oilers' Grebeshkov Skates Thursday

    News: Denis Grebeshkov (groin) took part in the team's Thursday morning skate, Derek Van Diest of the Edmonton Sun reports.
    Analysis: Denis Grebeshkov hasn't played in the NHL since 2009-10, as he spent the last few years in the KHL and is currently nursing a groin injury. It appears he's inching closer to a return, though he remains without any sort of timetable.