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Oilers' Tyler Benson: Put on waivers
Benson was placed on waivers by Edmonton on Thursday.
Benson has no points and two hits in two games this season while averaging 6:17 of ice time. If he clears waivers, he'll probably be sent to the AHL.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Back with Edmonton
Benson (knee) was recalled from his conditioning stint and removed from injured reserve Sunday.
Benson tallied two assists during his three-game conditioning stint with AHL Bakersfield. The 24-year-old forward could make his season debut with the Oilers as early as Monday against the Panthers. He's been on injured reserve since suffering a knee injury during a preseason contest.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Loaned to AHL Bakersfield
Benson (knee) was loaned to AHL Bakersfield for a conditioning stint Thursday.
Benson suffered the knee injury Oct. 3 during a preseason game with Vancouver and has yet to play this season. Benson had a goal and one assist in 29 games last season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Resumes skating
Benson (knee) has been skating on his own but remains weeks away from a return, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com reports.
Benson was deemed week-to-week in the late stages of the preseason. The 24-year-old winger is no lock to be on the Oilers' roster once he's healthy, as they may want him to get up to speed at AHL Bakersfield before contributing to the NHL club.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Moved to LTIR
Benson (knee) was placed on long-term injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Benson is considered week-to-week and now he'll miss at least the first 10 games of the season. The 24-year-old scored just two points in 29 NHL appearances during the 2021-22 campaign. Once he's healthy he could fill a bottom-six depth role.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Week-to-week with knee injury
Coach Jay Woodcroft said that Benson (knee) is out week-to-week, according to Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic.
Benson was injured Monday and was seen wearing a brace on his left knee at practice Thursday. He had two points in 29 games with the Oilers last season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Exits with injury
Benson (lower body) will not return to Monday's preseason game against Vancouver, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Benson skated for just 3:57 before exiting Monday's contest. The 24-year-old winger scored two points in 29 games with the Oilers last season. More information on his status should be available in the coming days.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Re-signs with Edmonton
Benson signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Oilers on Saturday, per Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic.
The deal is worth $750,000 at the NHL level. Benson logged a goal and an assist in 29 games with Edmonton last season. The 24-year-old winger will likely compete for a bottom-six role with the Oilers in training camp.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Waived Wednesday
Benson hit the waiver wire Wednesday.
Benson's pending demotion could be an indication that Jesse Puljujarvi (lower body) is ready to come off injured reserve for Thursday's matchup with Buffalo. The 23-year-old winger has appeared in 29 games for the Oilers this year in which he has garnered just two points, so few fantasy players are likely to be impacted by him being moved to the minors.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Nets first NHL tally
Benson scored a goal and went minus-2 in Sunday's 7-3 loss to the Wild.
This was Benson's 30th career game, and he finally got his first goal, though it'll be a bittersweet memory given the result. The 23-year-old winger hasn't done much from a bottom-six role this season with two points, 16 shots on net, 37 hits and a minus-5 rating in 23 outings. Even with his former coach from AHL Bakersfield, Jay Woodcroft, now behind the NHL bench, Benson has struggled to keep his place in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Exits COVID-19 protocols
Per Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network, Benson is on the ice for Wednesday's practice, indicating he's cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols.
Benson skated on Edmonton's third line during Wednesday's on-ice session and should be an option for Thursday's matchup with the Panthers. The 23-year-old forward has picked up one helper through 17 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Enters COVID-19 protocols
Benson was designated to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Sunday.
Benson has averaged 10:59 of ice time and tallied one assist through his last six appearances. If his entrance into protocols results in missed games, the Oilers will likely fill the vacancy with a call-up due to long-term injuries sidelining Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (lower body) and Josh Archibald (chest).... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Posts helper in loss
Benson logged an assist in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Rangers.
The helper was Benson's first point of the year, as he set up longtime minor-league teammate Ryan McLeod on the Oilers' lone tally. The 23-year-old Benson has added nine shots on net, 23 hits, six PIM and a minus-4 rating in 16 games this year. He's been a part-time player in the bottom six this year, often competing with Brendan Perlini and Kyle Turris for playing time.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Frequent healthy scratch
Benson has been a healthy scratch for 11 of the Oilers' 18 games this season.
Benson appears to be in competition of Brendan Perlini for one spot on the fourth line, but neither winger has done anything notable this year. The 23-year-old Benson has three shots on goal, 10 hits and four PIM in seven appearances. He tore up the AHL last year with 10 goals and 26 helpers in 36 contests, but without an opportunity to make an impact at the NHL level, he'll continue to be a non-factor in fantasy.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Re-ups with team
Benson penned a one-year, two-way deal with Edmonton on Wednesday.
Benson failed to get into a game for the Oilers last year, having made all seven of his NHL appearances back in 2019. In those contests, the 23-year-old winger registered five shots, one assist and three hits while averaging 10:23 of ice time. Benson figures to continue featuring primarily in the minors this upcoming season.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Back to bus league
Benson was sent down to AHL Bakersfield on Thursday.
Benson resided on the team's taxi squad in the early stages of the season, but he'll head to the minors hoping to earn another shot with the big club. The 22-year-old earned one assist in seven contests last season with the Oilers, so he's likely still a few years away from becoming a regular contributor at the NHL level.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Headed home
Benson has been recalled from his loan with the GCK Lions of Switzerland's National League.
Benson was highly productive during his overseas loan, racking up 19 points in 15 games. The 22-year-old winger will attend the Oilers' training camp, but he'll likely spend most of the 2020-21 campaign in the minors, so he won't be a viable fantasy option.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Joins Swiss club on loan
Benson will begin the 2020-21 season on loan with NLA side GCK Lions.
Benson played in seven games for the Oilers in which he notched one assist, five shots and three hits while averaging 10:23 of ice time. The 21-year-old winger figures to rejoin Edmonton for training camp and could be a candidate for a spot on the 23-man roster, especially if the organization decides to part ways with Riley Sheahan and/or Tyler Ennis. If he does make the NHL roster, Benson figures to log the bulk of his minutes in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Called up for camp
Benson has been added to Edmonton's training camp roster.
Benson appeared in 47 games for AHL Bakersfield this season, in which he notched nine goals and 27 assists. In his seven NHL contests, the winger has managed one point, five shots and three hits while averaging 10:23 of ice time. In addition to Benson, the club brought in forwards Cooper Marody and Ryan McLeod, defensemen William Lagesson and Evan Bouchard and goaltenders Stuart Skinner and Dylan Wells.... See More ... See Less
Oilers' Tyler Benson: Dropped down a level
Edmonton assigned Benson to AHL Bakersfield on Monday, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Benson appeared in five games during his nine-day stay with the big club, tallying one assist while averaging 11:35 of ice time per contest. He'll return to a featured role with Bakersfield, where he's racked up nine goals and 36 points in 43 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
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