Yamamoto (undisclosed) won't play Wednesday versus Montreal, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com reports. Yamamoto is reportedly "banged up," so he'll have to wait for Saturday's clash with the Canucks for his next potential opportunity to see game action. He's picked up 21 points through 52 contests this season.
Yamamoto registered an assist and two PIM in monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canadiens. Yamamoto set up Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for the go-ahead goal in the first period. The 22-year-old Yamamoto entered Monday on a nine-game point drought. He's taken a step back in 2020-21 with 21 points, 69 shots on net, 52 hits, 40 blocked shots, 26 PIM and a plus-9 rating through 52 outings. Despite the struggles, he still sees top-six minutes for the Oilers due to his steady defensive work.
Yamamoto recorded an assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 4-1 win over the Canadiens. Yamamoto helped out on Devin Shore's empty-net tally to complete the Oilers' four-goal rally in the third period. The 22-year-old Yamamoto has 20 points, 58 shots, 46 hits, 35 blocked shots and a plus-8 rating through 42 contests this season.
Yamamoto recorded a power-play assist in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Jets. Yamamoto had the secondary helper on Tyson Barrie's second-period goal. The 22-year-old Yamamoto hasn't gotten much of a run on the power play this year -- just two of his 19 points have come with the man advantage. The winger has added 56 shots on net, 46 hits and 35 blocked shots in 41 contests.
Yamamoto scored a power-play goal on two shots Thursday in a 3-1 win over Ottawa. Yamamoto cleaned up Connor McDavid's rebound in the blue point to open the scoring 11 minutes into the second period. It was the eighth goal of the season for Yamamoto, who has seen his shooting percentage stabilize from 25 percent in 2019-20 to a more sustainable 14.5 this season. The second-line right winger was without his usual center, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (undisclosed), on Thursday, which could impact Yamamoto's offensive production if it's a long-term absence.
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