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Luke Gazdic | Winger | #20

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/25/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 225
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 6 (172) /
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Luke Gazdic went unclaimed on waivers.
As anticipated, Edmonton responded by sending Gazdic to the AHL. He has a goal and 22 penalty minutes in 28 games this season. Feb 4 - 1:14 PM

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Luke Gazdic has been placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.

If Gazdic goes unclaimed then Edmonton plans to send him to the minors. Gazdic has a goal and 22 penalty minutes in 28 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 3 - 12:07 PM

Luke Gazdic and Brad Hunt will be scratched fro Saturday's match with Nashville.

Gazdic has posted just 22 PIMs and 34 hits in 28 games this season, which really isn't all that much. There are surely better options for tough guy stats on the waiver wire.
Source: Jerry Brown
Jan 23 - 7:56 PM

Luke Kazdic and Brad Hunt are healthy scratches in Thursday's game against the Dallas Stars.

Gazdic has been scratched in nine of Edmonton's last 10 games. He has one goal and 22 penalty minutes in 28 games this season. Hunt has no points and a minus-1 rating in seven games with the Oilers in '15-16.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 21 - 8:45 PM

Coach Todd McLellan will not make any changes to his lineup for Saturday's match with Calgary.

Which means that Luke Gazdic and Brad Hunt will both be scratched. Unfortunately, neither possess much fantasy value.
Jan 16 - 9:04 PM

Luke Gazdic will be scratched against the Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Gazdic has yet to dress for the Oilers in the new year, a span of five games including tonight. He has with 22 PIMs and 33 hits in 27 games thus far.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 12 - 9:00 PM

Luke Gazdic and Brad Hunt will be scratched Sunday night against Florida.

Hunt has seen just five games this season without much production. While Gazdic hasn't done much more during his 27 games with 22 PIMs and 33 hits.
Jan 10 - 8:20 PM

Luke Gazdic and Mark Fayne will be scratched Friday night against Tampa Bay.

While Fayne has yet to make much of an impact on the stat sheet, Gazdic has 22 PIMs and 33 hits through 27 games so far. Unfortunately, both players ought to remain on the wire.
Jan 8 - 7:55 PM

Luke Gazdic has been removed from Edmonton's injured reserve list.

He will get back into the lineup on Monday and Anton Lander will take a seat.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 03:13:00 PM

Luke Gazdic (undisclosed) has been placed on injured reserve.

He played for 5:22 of ice time in Saturday's game versus Los Angeles. In 12 games this season, Gazdic has zero points and 15 penalty minutes.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 05:13:00 PM

Luke Gazdic, Andrew Ference, and Mark Fayne with be scratched against the Penguins on Friday night.

While Ference and Fayne are no longer reliable fantasy contributors, let alone in real life, Gazdic has previously been a ready supplier of tough guy stats. However he has just 11 hits and 10 PIMs in nine games thus far, and averages just 5:32 of ice time. Look else where for depth support.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 07:09:00 PM

Luke Gazdic is searching for his first point of the season.

Gazdic has nine games under his belt so far in 2015-16. He's only averaging 5:32 minutes per contest though and we don't expect that to change significantly as the campaign goes on.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 10:46:00 AM

Luke Gazdic has lost about eight pounds, bringing him down to roughly 230.

Gazdic plans to be down to about 225 pounds by the time training camp starts as he wants to be a bit more of a leaner, quicker player. "It's made a difference," he continued. "I really feel it on the ice. I won't lose any strength because I do want to be quicker and I want to be more agile but I still have to be able to take on the toughest guys in the league." He had three points and 43 penalty minutes in 40 games with Edmonton last season.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 09:57:00 AM

Luke Gazdic will draw back into the Oilers lineup Wednesday versus Colorado.

With Boyd Gordon unable to dress due to a back injury, Gazdic will get his chance Wednesday versus Colorado. Gazdic hasn’t dressed since March 13th and has just two goals and three points in 31 games this year. He will play on the fourth line Wednesday with Matt Hendricks and Rob Klinkhammer.
Wed, Mar 25, 2015 06:20:00 PM

Luke Gazdic (illness) has been ruled out for Wednesday’s tilt with the Blue Jackets.

Gazdic is not a fantasy relevant player but he will not dress Wednesday night versus the Blue Jackets. In 31 games played this year, he has two goals and an assist with 43 penalty minutes. He will miss his second consecutive game due to the illness.
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 05:19:00 PM

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