Oesterle scored his second goal of the season in a 3-2 loss to Ottawa on Thursday.
The Coyotes' defenseman notched his 10th point of the campaign in Thursday's loss, pulling Arizona to within a goal midway through the third period, but that's as close as the visitors would get. Oesterle, even in deeper formats, offers little in fantasy and should remain on the waiver wire unless injuries strike your blue line, but his role on Arizona's second power-play unit does make him somewhat attractive.
Oesterle (lower body) blocked two shots in 16:35 during Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Coyotes.
Oesterle skated on the third pairing in the contest. With nine points, 63 blocked shots and 47 shots on goal in 41 games this season, the 27-year-old isn't a factor in most fantasy formats.
Oesterle (lower body) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Ducks.
Oesterle missed the last two games before the bye week with the injury, but the time off afforded him the chance to get healthy. Ilya Lyubushkin will be a healthy scratch to make room for Oesterle, with the latter expected to serve in a third-pairing role.
Oesterle (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Oilers.
The Coyotes' bye week starts Sunday with the All-Star break immediately afterward, so Oesterle's next chance to play will be Jan. 29 versus the Ducks. Kyle Capobianco will enter the lineup in Oesterle's place.
Oesterle sat out Thursday's game against Vancouver due to a lower-body injury and is considered day-to-day, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
It's unclear how Oesterle suffered the injury; however, this news likely won't affect things from a fantasy perspective, as the 27-year-old has just nine points in 40 games this year. In his possible absence, Ilya Lyubushkin would be in line to draw into the lineup on a regular basis. Expect another update on regarding Oesterle's status ahead of Saturday's game against Edmonton.
Oesterle produced an assist in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Sharks.
Oesterle got the puck to the front of the net, where Taylor Hall was able to finish the job for the Coyotes' third tally. The 27-year-old defenseman has nine points, 61 blocked shots and 47 shots on goal in 40 appearances this season, which makes him a non-factor for fantasy purposes.
Oesterle scored a goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Flyers.
Oesterle tallied the second of three Coyotes goals in the first period. The defenseman has rarely been seen on the scoresheet -- he has just the one goal with seven helpers in 35 contests this year. Oesterle has added 55 blocked shots, 44 shots on goal and 28 hits in a bottom-pairing role.
Oesterle posted an assist, two shots on goal and three blocked shots in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Oesterle supplied the secondary helper on a Vinnie Hinostroza goal in the third period. The defenseman has recorded five assists, 27 blocked shots and a plus-4 rating in 15 appearances this season.
Oesterle (head) had an assist with one shot on goal and two PIM in Saturday's 4-3 loss to Minnesota.
Oesterle sat out eight of the last 10 games with his injury but stepped right back into the lineup Saturday with over 22 minutes of ice time. He has four assists in nine games this season.
Oesterle (head) will be in the Coyotes' lineup when they face Minnesota on Saturday, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Oesterle has missed eight of the last 10 games, including Arizona's past two contests. Head coach Rick Tocchet claims the top-pairing defenseman will be good to go against the Wild, and Oesterle will certainly be looking to add to his three assists on the year.
Oesterle (head) won't play Thursday against the Blue Jackets, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Oesterle will miss a second straight game Thursday, but he was able to participate in morning skate, which suggests he should be ready to rejoin the lineup sooner rather than later. The 27-year-old blueliner has picked up three assists in eight contests this campaign.
Oesterle (head) won't suit up for Tuesday's game against the Flames.
Oesterle suffered a blow to the head from Edmonton's Zack Kassian in Monday's win over the Oilers, and the injury will keep him out Tuesday. Ilya Lyubushkin will fill into his place. Oesterle's next chance to crack the lineup is Thursday's home matchup against the Blue Jackets.
Oesterle was removed from Monday's 3-2 win over the Oilers after taking a hit to the head from Edmonton's Zack Kassian, Richard Morin of The Arizona Republic reports.
Oesterle logged 11:35 of ice time and finished with one hit, one blocked shot and two penalty minutes before departing. The Coyotes indicated they would provide an update on Oesterle's condition ahead of Tuesday's game in Calgary.
Oesterle (head) returned from a six-game absence and had an assist with two blocks and two hits in Saturday's 3-0 win over Colorado.
Oesterle hadn't played since sustaining his injury Oct. 17 against Nashville. He returned Saturday and logged an even 16 minutes, including a handful of minutes on the penalty kill. The 27-year-old isn't known for his offensive game, but he did chip in with a career-high 20 points in 71 games a year ago.
Oesterle (head) will return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Colorado, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Oesterle has missed the Coyotes' last six games due to a head injury, but he's been practicing with the team since Wednesday, so he shouldn't have any limitations against the Avalanche. The 27-year-old American has picked up two assists in six games this campaign.
Coach Rick Tocchet said Oesterle (head) is nearing a return but won't play Wednesday against the Canadiens, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Oesterle will remain on injured reserve for now, and it sounds like he has a legitimate chance to suit up Saturday against the Avalanche. Once he returns, it'll be just his second game without Niklas Hjalmarsson (lower leg) in the lineup, so it's unsettled how the Coyotes will deploy him.
Oesterle (head) is considered day-to-day, but isn't with the team ahead of Wednesday's game against the Islanders, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Oesterle isn't eligible to return until Friday's matchup with New Jersey based on his designation on injured reserve anyway, but it appears the blueliner didn't make the three-game road trip with the club. At this point, the Michigan native's next opportunity to play will likely be Oct. 30 versus Montreal.
Oesterle (head) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Oesterle remains in concussion protocol and will now miss a minimum of three games following his placement on IR. In a corresponding move, the Coyotes recalled defenseman Aaron Ness from AHL Tucson.
According to coach Rick Tocchet, Oesterle is currently in the NHL's concussion protocol, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Oesterle exited Thursday's 5-2 win over Nashville after taking a puck to the back of his head and was still experiencing dizziness Friday morning. It's safe to assume he won't be available for Saturday's game against the Senators, but could be ready to rejoin the lineup Tuesday against the Rangers.
Oesterle exited Thursday's game versus the Predators after being struck by a puck. Catherine Silverman of The Athletic Arizona reports that he required stitches and went to the hospital for scans after the incident.
Oesterle was injured on his first shift when he was hit by a puck, which required stitches to the back of his head. The defenseman has failed to complete two straight games, leaving Tuesday's contest versus the Jets with a lower-body injury that is not expected to be a long-term problem. If Oesterle misses games, Ilya Lyubushkin will likely draw into the lineup. The Coyotes will likely also have to recall a defenseman from AHL Tucson for depth.
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