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16 Jujhar Khaira LW

Edmonton Oilers

Fantasy Stats
ROST%START%
4%2%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
3811-14212:03

Player Updates

July 29, 2021 02:40 AM
Blackhawks' Jujhar Khaira: Lands two-year deal with Chicago
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira signed a two-year contract worth $1.95 million with the Blackhawks on Wednesday.

Khaira has spent all of his career with the Oilers, mainly in a bottom-six role. The physical forward had 11 points, 151 hits and 42 PIM across 40 games last season. The 26-year-old can be expected to provide a little sandpaper down the lineup as well as penalty-killing skill and the ability to play center or wing.

July 22, 2021 02:08 PM
Jujhar Khaira: Won't receive qualifying offer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira won't be qualified by the Oilers, which means he'll become an unrestricted free agent Monday, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.

The Oilers may still re-sign Khaira, but they weren't willing to dish out the $1.3 million the 26-year-old forward would have received with a qualifying offer. Khaira picked up 11 points while dishing out 151 hits through 40 games in 2020-21.

May 23, 2021 11:48 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Tallies in Game 3 loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira scored a goal on three shots, doled out seven hits and added two PIM in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Jets in Game 3.

Khaira tipped in a shot from Adam Larsson at 4:43 of the third period. The 26-year-old Khaira snapped his 12-game point drought that dated back to April 10. The Canadian forward had 11 points, 151 hits and 42 PIM in 40 regular-season contests this year. He's expected to fill a bottom-six role in the playoffs.

May 4, 2021 12:56 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Picks up assist in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) notched an assist and five hits in Monday's 5-3 win over the Canucks.

Khaira saw 13:40 of ice time in his return from a five-game injury absence. His assist came on Connor McDavid's empty-net goal to seal the win. Khaira has 12 points, 132 hits, 42 PIM and a plus-1 rating through 34 contests. The 26-year-old forward will likely continue to work in a bottom-six role with penalty-killing duties.

May 3, 2021 04:16 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Back in there Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) will return to the lineup Monday in Vancouver, Jason Gregor of TSN 1260 Radio reports.

Khaira's ready to resume his usual bottom-six role after missing the previous five games. The 6-foot-4 forward has 11 points in 33 appearances this season.

May 1, 2021 01:41 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Won't play Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) will not play against the Flames on Saturday, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.

Khaira hasn't played since April 19 against Montreal -- a span of four games -- when he departed after just 1:59 of ice time with the injury. It's unclear when he'll return.

April 20, 2021 12:24 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Injured in Monday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) is expected to miss time after he left Monday's game against the Canadiens, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.

Khaira was injured on a hard hit along the boards by Alexander Romanov. He was unsteady on his skates after the hit. The 26-year-old Khaira has battled injuries throughout his career, including one suspected concussion. More information on his status should be available after he's re-evaluated Tuesday, but it's likely he misses Wednesday's game versus the Canadiens at a minimum.

April 9, 2021 12:32 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Bags assist in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira recorded an assist and a team-high seven hits in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Senators.

Khaira had the secondary helper on Devin Shore's third-period tally. In his last six games, Khaira's picked up three helpers. The 26-year-old has 11 points, 123 hits, 40 PIM and a plus-3 rating through 30 games this year. He's surpassed his scoring output from 64 contests last season, and he's on pace to set a career high in hits.

April 6, 2021 12:12 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Sends assist in overtime loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira produced an assist, six hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Canadiens.

Khaira set up Devin Shore for the opening tally at 19:39 of the first period. The 26-year-old Khaira has 10 points in 28 appearances this year, matching his scoring output from 64 games last season. He's added 40 PIM, 114 hits and 31 shots on net in 2020-21.

March 29, 2021 11:36 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Manages assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira notched an assist and five hits in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

Khaira had the secondary assist on Josh Archibald's breakaway goal in the first period. The helper snapped a five-game point drought for Khaira. The 26-year-old has done alright in a bottom-six role with nine points, 99 hits, 38 PIM and a plus-3 rating in 25 games. His heavy-hitting style could lead to some fantasy relevance in deep formats.

March 21, 2021 02:48 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Quiet in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) produced two hits and two shots on goal in 10:15 of ice time in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Jets.

Khaira missed two games with the injury. He returned in a bottom-six role, allowing him to ease back into action. The center has eight points, 90 hits, 27 shots on net and 38 PIM through 23 appearances -- he may generate a little fantasy interest in deeper formats that reward tough play.

March 20, 2021 01:08 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Set to return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup Saturday against the Jets, Ryan Rishaug of TSN.ca reports.

Khaira is slated to return to a third-line role following his two-game absence. He's tallied eight points in 22 games this campaign.

March 18, 2021 02:28 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) won't play Thursday against Winnipeg, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.

Khaira is considered day-to-day, so although he'll miss a second straight game Thursday, he could be ready to return soon. He's picked up eight points through 22 games this season.

March 16, 2021 07:04 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Considered day-to-day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira (upper body) is considered day-to-day, Reid Wilkins of 630 CHED reports.

Khaira appeared to be unconscious after being knocked out by Calgary's Nick Ritchie during a fight in Monday's 4-3 loss, so although he's technically considered day-to-day, he shouldn't be expected to be available for Wednesday's rematch with the Flames. The 26-year-old forward has tallied eight points while racking up 38 PIM in 22 games this campaign.

March 10, 2021 11:01 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Nice night on scoresheet
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira scored a goal on his only shot and added a team-leading six hits with two PIM. He also went 11-4 (73.3 percent) in the faceoff circle.

Khaira gave the Oilers a 2-0 lead just under six minutes into the game, converting a feed from Devin Shore on a 2-on-0 break. It was the third goal of the season for Khaira, who has given Edmonton solid minutes in a bottom-six role and on the penalty kill. He has also racked up 80 hits.

March 4, 2021 12:08 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Impersonates wrecking ball
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira notched 12 hits and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 6-1 loss to the Maple Leafs.

Khaira's known for his hard-hitting play, but that's a big hit total even by his standards. He's gone without a point in his last four games, but he's collected 22 hits in that span. For the year, the 26-year-old center has seven points, 63 hits, 22 PIM and a plus-1 rating in 16 contests. He can add value in formats that reward physicality, but Khaira usually doesn't score enough to help in standard formats.

February 24, 2021 03:04 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Registers assist on game-winner
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira produced an assist, seven hits and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Canucks.

Khaira helped out on Tyler Ennis' game-winning goal at 13:25 of the third period. The 26-year-old Khaira has gotten on track with offense, notching seven points in 12 outings this year. He also has 41 hits, 22 PIM and 12 shots on net.

February 21, 2021 01:24 AM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Assist and fight Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira produced an assist and seven PIM in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Flames.

Khaira dropped the mitts with Flames forward Sam Bennett in the first period. Bennett's hit on Slater Koekkoek knocked the Oilers' blueliner from the game, and Khaira took a stand for his teammate. Later on, Khaira had the secondary helper on Connor McDavid's hat-trick-sealing tally in the second period. Through 11 games, Khaira has managed six points, 22 PIM, 34 hits and a plus-2 rating. He's wrangled the third-line center job from Kyle Turris -- more playing time can only be a good thing for Khaira, who entered Saturday averaging just 11:26 per game.

February 12, 2021 06:08 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Keeps producing in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira scored a goal and threw a team-high six hits in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Canadiens.

Khaira got the scoring started in the first period, converting on a pass from Josh Archibald. That tally stood as the game-winner, as Mike Smith backstopped the Oilers with a 38-save shutout. Khaira has picked up the baton as a depth scorer lately with two goals and two helpers in his last four games. That's helped him solidify a spot on the fourth line. Khaira could be a decent DFS pick for Monday's game against the Jets, as he usually provides physicality regardless of his scoring output. Khaira has five points, 20 hits and 15 PIM through seven appearances this season.

February 9, 2021 10:12 PM
Oilers' Jujhar Khaira: Two helpers in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Khaira notched two assists in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Senators.

It was strange night for the Oilers offense, as all three of their goals were scored by defensemen, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl both recorded goose eggs, and fourth-liner Khaira was the only Edmonton player with multiple points. The 26-year-old has bounced on and off the taxi squad this season but been surprisingly productive when active, racking up one goal and four points in six games.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultGAPTS+/-TOI
05/24@ WPGL 3-4 (3 OT)000-110:51
05/23@ WPGL 4-5 (OT)101-116:46
05/21vs WPGL 0-1 (OT)000014:13
05/19vs WPGL 1-4000010:42
05/15vs VANL 1-4000-114:41
05/12@ MONW 4-3 (OT)000014:00
05/10@ MONW 4-3 (OT)000016:29
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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2020-21EDM403811-1002171207
2019-20EDM646410-190013432
2018-19EDM6031518-120105571
2017-18EDM69111021-7012174209
2016-17EDM101011001712
2015-16EDM15022-200001
Total258243963-40026441532
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020-21EDM40417.312:026362.8778.7042416
2019-20EDM64698.712:3110546.90101.45382014
2018-19EDM60644.712:34107323:2669:1143319
2017-18EDM697315.112:41120723:59103:00475011
2016-17EDM101010.09:121370:590:142001
2015-16EDM15140.010:202290:550:0013104
Total2582718.912:15433659:05352:3418515245
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/212
Birthdate:
08/13/1994
Age:
26
Hometown:
Surrey, BC
Team:
Edmonton Oilers
School:

NHL Experience:
5