Well, let me preface this by saying that I hope people will see this for what it is and not turn this into another Chris Pronger incident. Sheldon Souray likely isn’t demanding his way out, but it’s quite likely he would jump at any chance to move to the teams on his list. And well, I can’t blame him. He came here with hopes of helping turn this team into a cup contender. At this stage of the game, nearly 3 years since he signed here, it’s obvious that the Oilers are in re-build mode after keeping the team on life support for at least that length of time. Souray is turning 34 this July, and is likely looking to play for a contender. More importantly though, he’s also expressed several times Continue reading 'HNIC: Sheldon Souray to provide list of teams he’ll waive NTC for'»
Per the Oilers website:
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have reassigned defenceman Taylor Chorney to the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.
Chorney, 22, has played 21 games with the Falcons collecting four goals and five assists. The Thunder Bay, ON native has appeared in 14 NHL games with the Oilers this season posting one assist. He was recalled on Wednesday and suited up in last night’s game versus Dallas.
Chorney was selected by the Oilers in the 2nd round, 36th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Seeing as how no one has been recalled in replacement, I presume that means Smid or Staios is back.