Nov 16, 2013, 7:36 PM EST
The Edmonton Oilers have assigned defenseman Oscar Klefbom back to the Oklahoma City Barons in the American Hockey League.
The Oilers made the announcement Saturday afternoon, just a few hours before taking on the Calgary Flames.
Klefbom is Edmonton’s first-round pick, 19th overall, from the 2011 NHL Draft.
Klefbom sent back to OKC without playing. Word on him: "Definite NHL player, but not yet." Oilers being safe, probably back later in year.—
Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) November 17, 2013
Klefbom has appeared in 12 games with the Barons this season, recording one assist.
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