Nygard (hand) won't play Tuesday versus the Canucks, Bob Stauffer of the Oilers Radio Network reports. Nygard will miss a seventh straight game Tuesday, and there's been no timeline announced for his return. Consider the Swede out indefinitely until more information becomes available.
Nygard (hand) is not available for Monday's game against Winnipeg, NHL.com reports. Nygard has been held without a point in his eight games this season. Even when he's healthy, the 28-year-old could be a healthy scratch most nights.
Nygard was promoted to the active roster Saturday. It appears Nygard will return to the lineup for Saturday's game versus the Jets, marking his first appearance since March 18. The 28-year-old has played in six games this season, though he hasn't recorded a point.
Nygard was waived by the Oilers on Saturday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reports. Nygard has played just six games with the Oilers this season, averaging 8:40 of ice time. This move should provide the team some salary-cap flexibility, as Nygard could be sent to AHL Bakersfield if he clears waivers.
Nygard was reassigned to Edmonton's taxi squad Wednesday. Nygard was sent to the taxi squad in order to make room for Kyle Turris on the Oilers' active roster. The 28-year-old forward has gone scoreless through six top-level appearances this year.
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