The Oiler signed Evan Bouchard to a two-year contract worth $7.8 million ($3.9M AAV).
Bouchard (illness) is on the ice for warmups and expected to play Tuesday.
Bouchard (illness) is not on the ice for warmups.
Bouchard was a game-time decision on Monday due to an illness he's been battling since Saturday. With Bouchard out, the Oilers will go with the standard 12 forwards, six defenseman formation--a rarity under new head coach Jay Woodcroft.
Source: Tony Brar 03/7/22, 9:04 pm EST
Bouchard (illness) will be a game-time decision on Monday.
Bouchard left Saturday's game vs. the Canadiens due to an illness and he hasn't fully recovered. Bouchard will be a game-time decision and the Oilers will go to 12 forwards/six defensemen if Bouchard can't go--Kyle Turris will likely be the No.12 forward in that case.
Bouchard will be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Bouchard was promoted to the active roster and will draw into the lineup on Tuesday.
Bouchard is expected to be back in the Oilers lineup on Monday.
Bouchard was scratched Saturday vs. the Maple Leafs but is expected to replace Kris Russell in the lineup on Monday. Bouchard, who has one goal and three assists in 11 games this season, will skate on the third pairing with Ethan Bear.
Bouchard scratched Saturday vs. the Maple Leafs.
Bouchard will make his season debut on Tuesday.
Bouchard was the No.10 overall pick in 2018 and appeared in seven games with the Oilers in 2018-19. The 21-year-old, who had 36 points (7G / 29A) in 54 games with Bakersfield (AHL) last year, will make his season debut vs. the Senators and is expected to skate on the third pair with Kris Russell.
The Oilers recalled Bouchard from Bakersfield (AHL).
The Oilers have recalled Evan Bouchard from Bakersfield (AHL).
With Adam Larsson going on LTIR, replacing Ethan Bear with Bouchard increases the Oilers' LTIR pool. Bouchard was close to making the team out of training camp and earns his first call-up because of some salary cap manipulation.
The Oilers have assigned Evan Bouchard to London (OHL).
Bouchard, 19, was the 10th overall pick in this summer’s draft and picked up one goal while averaging 12:21 TOI/GM in seven NHL games. Bouchard was impressive, posting a 55.4 CorsiFor% and +11.0 CF% rel, thanks to a 64.3% Offensive-Zone start percentage. Bouchard returns to the London Knights, where he led the team with 87 points (25G / 62A) in 67 games last year.
Bouchard will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
Bouchard will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Bouchard has yet to record a point while averaging just 12:59 TOI/GM in the first three games of his NHL career. Bouchard will be replaced by Matt Benning and take a look from the press box tonight.
The Oilers have signed Evan Bouchard to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The Oilers select Evan Bouchard with the No.10 overall pick.
Bouchard has good size (6-foot-2, 192 lbs.) and fantastic mobility. The London Knights captain led all OHL defenseman in points (87) and assists (62) while finishing second in goals (25). There are some questions about his defensive game, but overall he is a well-rounded defenseman with high-end offensive skills.
Source: Mike Heika 06/22/18, 8:44 pm EST