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Luke Gazdic | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/25/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 225
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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. Nov 23 - 3:13 PM

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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.
Nov 18 - 5:13 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.
Nov 6 - 7:09 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.
Nov 5 - 10:46 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.
Jul 22 - 9:57 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.
Mar 25 - 6:20 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.
Mar 18 - 5:19 PM

Luke Gazdic (illness) will probably miss Wednesday's game.

Gazdic already missed Monday's contest due to the disease. He has two goals and three points in 31 games in 2014-15.
Mar 17 - 3:09 PM

Luke Gazdic (illness) missed Monday's morning skate.

He should be considered doubtful to play against Toronto. Gazdic has three points and 43 penalty minutes in 31 games this year.
Mar 16 - 5:24 PM

Luke Gazdic will tag in for Ryan Hamilton on Friday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Though neither players sports much fantasy value, Gazdic at least has put up 38 PIMs and 64 hits through 30 games this season.
Mar 13 - 6:55 PM

Luke Gazdic is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Pittsburgh.

The 25-year-old has two goals and three points in in 30 games this season. He has no fantasy value going forward.
Mar 12 - 7:08 PM

Luke Gazdic (chin) returned to action on Saturday.

Gazdic played only 7:08 in a losing cause, picking up one hit. He has a goal and an assist with 36 penalty minutes in 25 games this season. He missed a couple of games with the injury.
Feb 22 - 2:34 AM

Luke Gazdic and Jordan Oesterle will be scratched against the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.

Over his last 10 games Gazdic has been much better, notching two points, 20 PIMs, and 22 hits. Much better for a forward who had 127 PIMs and 103 hits last season that is. Oesterle, a 22 year old defender, has seven goals and 22 points in 53 games for AHL Oklahoma City.
Feb 20 - 8:49 PM

Luke Gazdic (chin) won't play Wednesday.

He didn't suffer a concussion when he was hit hard by Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien on Monday. Gazdic required eight fresh stitches under his chin and he should be considered day-to-day. Look elsewhere for your penalty minutes and hits.
Feb 18 - 5:53 PM

Luke Gazdic left Monday's game after absorbing a big hit from Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien.

Gazdic hit his chin due to the subsequent fall and suffered a large cut as a result. Consider him day-to-day for now. He has a goal and an assist in 24 games in 2014-15.
Feb 17 - 10:58 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Connor McDavid
3Leon Draisaitl
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Taylor Hall
2Benoit Pouliot
3Lauri Korpikoski
4Luke Gazdic
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Nail Yakupov
3Teddy Purcell
4Matt Hendricks
5Rob Klinkhammer
6Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Justin Schultz
3Oscar Klefbom
4Brandon Davidson
5Andrew Ference
6Griffin Reinhart
7Eric Gryba
8Darnell Nurse
9Mark Fayne
G1Anders Nilsson
2Cam Talbot