Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the club has assigned centre Tyler Pitlick to the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League.
Pitlick, 18, played in 38 games for Minnesota State in the WCHA collecting 19 points (11G, 8A). The Minneapolis, MN native was drafted by the Oilers in the 2nd round, 31st overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
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Linden Vey Returned
Returned to Junior Team:
Jean-Francois Berube – G (Montreal - QMJHL)
Nicolas Deslauriers – D (Gatineau - QMJHL)
Tyler Toffoli – RW (Ottawa - OHL)
Jordan Weal – C (Regina - WHL)
Linden Vey – RW (Medicine Hat - WHL)
Jace Coyle - Indication that he will return
Tristan King - Not expected back
Wacey Hamilton - Making a decision on coming back or turning pro