Afternoon Hits: Oilers-Panthers trade, Klesla, Emmerton, Steen, Clarkson, Bolland, Hamonic and Lines

  • Edmonton Oilers: The Oilers trade forwards Ryan Martindale and Derek Nesbitt to the Panthers for forwards Steve Pinizzotto and Jack Combs.
  • Ansar Khan: Red Wings Corey Emmerton played in his 10th game and will now need to go through waivers if he’s sent back to the AHL.
  • Dan Rosen: The Blues have activated Alex Steen from the IR and he’ll be in the lineup tomorrow.
  • Terry Koshan: The Maple Leafs put Frazer McLaren on the IR. The Leafs also put David Clarkson on the IR. Paul Hendrick: Clarkson is out a week after having a bursa procedure on his elbow.
  • David Alter: Maple Leafs Dave Bolland skated for just under 30 minutes before practice.
  • Arthur Staple: Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (upper-body) returned to Long Island for further evaluation.
  • ESPN Chicago: Blackhawks lines: Sharp-Toews-Hossa, Saad-Shaw-Kane, Bickell-Handzus-Versteeg, Bollig-Kruger-Smith.
  • David Alter: Leafs lines: JVR-Bozak-Kessel, Raymond-Kadri-Lupul, Ashton-Holland-Kulemin, McClement-Orr.
  • Michael Smith: Hurricanes lines: Tlusty-E. Staal-Semin, Gerbe-J. Staal-Dwyer, Skinner-Lindholm-Ruutu, Bowman-Malhotra/Nash-Dvorak.
  • Mark Stepneski: Stars lines: Roussel-Seguin-Cole’ Benn-Eakin-Garbutt; Jeffrey-Fiddler-Chiasson; Horcoff-Peverly-Nichushkin.


  1. axepig

    01/17/2014 at 5:36 pm

    can’t believe no1 took Klesla on waivers

  2. robxv

    01/18/2014 at 11:24 am

    No one has cap space for klesla, or the oilers would be all over that