Oesterle signed a two-year, $2.7 million contract with the Red Wings on Wednesday.
Oesterle appeared in 43 games with Arizona last season, picking up 11 points, 38 shots, 45 hits and 64 blocks while averaging 17:54 of ice time per contest. The 29-year-old blueliner will likely have a similar role with Detroit in 2021-22, so he may struggle to crack the 20-point mark.
Oesterle has been a healthy scratch in the Coyotes' last five games.
The 28-year-old defenseman put together a solid start to the year, but he's gone 16 games without a point. Oesterle has been replaced by Jason Demers in the lineup. Oesterle has 11 points, 61 blocked shots, 43 hits, 31 shots on net and a minus-5 rating in 39 contests, but it'll likely take injuries on the blue line for him to get back in the lineup.
Oesterle recorded an assist and added four shots on goal in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Wild.
Oesterle has picked up three helpers in the last three games. The 28-year-old blueliner has 11 points, 21 shots on net, 39 blocked shots and 29 hits in 23 appearances this season. He's been surprisingly effective from the blue line, which could make Oesterle useful to fantasy managers in deeper formats.
Oesterle notched a power-play assist, two hits and a pair of blocked shots in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Oesterle set up Clayton Keller to open the scoring at 9:26 of the second period. Through 22 appearances, Oesterle has defied expectations offensively, as he's already up to 10 points. His career high is 20 points in 71 outings in 2018-19, but he's got a decent chance to match that this year. He's added 39 blocked shots, 29 hits, 17 shots on net and a plus-2 rating.
Oesterle notched an assist and three hits in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Oesterle was credited with the secondary helper on Johan Larsson's third-period tally. The 28-year-old Oesterle is up to nine points, 37 blocked shots, 27 hits and a plus-2 rating through 21 games this season. He's only four points shy of his output from 58 appearances in 2019-20.
Oesterle provided an assist, three blocked shots, two shots on net and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Ducks.
Oesterle had the secondary helper on Tyler Pitlick's third-period tally, which ignited the Coyotes' comeback. The 28-year-old Oesterle has collected a goal and seven assists through 19 contests this year -- that's solid production from a bottom-pairing defenseman. He's added 34 blocked shots, 23 hits, 15 shots on net and a plus-3 rating while seeing a bit of power-play time on the second unit.
Oesterle produced a power-play assist in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Oesterle set up Phil Kessel's third-period tally to tie the game at 2-2, but the Kings pulled away later. The 28-year-old Oesterle is seeing second-unit power-play usage at this stage of the season. The Michigan native has seven points, 30 blocked shots, 22 hits and a plus-2 rating through 17 contests. His non-scoring production could make him worth a look in deeper formats.
Oesterle posted an assist, two shots on goal and a pair of blocked shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Blues.
Oesterle has found his offensive touch a bit in February with four helpers in his last five games, all of which have been against the Blues. The 28-year-old Oesterle is up to six points, 30 blocked shots, 20 hits and an even plus-minus rating in 13 appearances this season. The Coyotes' blue line was back to full health with the return of Oliver Ekman-Larsson from a lower-body injury, but Niklas Hjalmarsson suffered an upper-body injury Friday. Oesterle's done enough recently to stay in the lineup, as Jason Demers was the odd man out on defense Friday.
Oesterle notched a power-play assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Blues.
Oesterle typically doesn't see much power-play time, but head coach Rick Tocchet rewarded him for a productive two-helper outing in Thursday's win over the Blues. Oesterle responded well, earning the secondary helper on a Clayton Keller tally in the second period. The 28-year-old Oesterle is up to a goal, four assists, 26 blocks and 19 hits through 11 outings this year. He could help fantasy managers in deeper formats that count the physical metrics, but his recent scoring success is unusual by his standards.
Oesterle recorded two assists and three blocked shots in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Blues.
Oesterle had the secondary helpers on goals by Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland in the contest. The 28-year-old Oesterle isn't known for much scoring skill -- his two-assist outing doubled his point total to four in 10 games. The blueliner has added 24 blocked shots, 17 hits, four PIM and a plus-1 rating this season.
Oesterle notched an assist, two hits and a team-leading four blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Ducks.
Oesterle was credited with the primary assist on Conor Garland's third-period tally. Beyond that, Oesterle's work was mostly defensive in nature, as usual. The 28-year-old is up to two points, 19 blocks and 15 hits through eight appearances.
Oesterle scored a power-play goal on three shots and added four hits in Friday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights.
Oesterle's tally came with one second left on the power play, and it went into an empty net. That was his first point of the year to go with nine hits and eight blocked shots in five games. Oesterle's not known for much offense -- he produced 13 points in 58 outings for the Coyotes last year. Most fantasy managers can leave the 28-year-old on the waiver wire.
Oesterle had a power-play assist and three blocked shots in Monday's 7-1 blowout loss to the Avalanche in Game 4.
Oesterle has produced modestly with a goal and three helpers in eight postseason outings so far. The 28-year-old blueliner has added a plus-2 rating, 11 blocked shots and 10 shots on goal.
Oesterle had a goal, an assist and four hits during Saturday's 5-2 win over Buffalo.
Oesterle had been held off the scoresheet in three straight games entering play Saturday, but he broke through in a big way and wound up filling the box score. He only has 13 points this season, which means you probably shouldn't rush to add him to your fantasy roster.
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.
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