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Rob Klinkhammer | Winger | #12

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 214
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Rob Klinkhammer has been assigned to the minors.
The Oilers needed the roster spot to officially take Connor McDavid off injured reserve. Klinkhammer has one goal in 14 games this season with Edmonton. Tue, Feb 2, 2016 06:10:00 PM

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Rob Klinkhammer will be scratched from Saturday's match with the Predators.

If nothing else, The Hammer has a whopping 47 hits in just 14 games for the Oilers this season. A nice bit of extra value for any poolie who needs a boost there.
Sat, Jan 23, 2016 10:05:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer was recalled Tuesday night to replace Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on the roster.

Mind you, Klinkhammer will not be expected to replace Nugent-Hopkins' production level. He has four points with 24 PIMs and 198 hits in 53 career games with Edmonton. Klinkhammer will also be scratched for tonight's match with Tampa Bay.
Tue, Jan 19, 2016 07:29:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer has successfully cleared waivers.

Edmonton sent Klinkhammer to the minors as a result. He has a goal in 13 contests this season.
Fri, Jan 15, 2016 12:13:00 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have waived Rob Klinkhammer.

Klinkhammer has been limited to just 13 games this season, primarily due to an ankle injury. The 29-year-old is a veteran of 192 career NHL contests.
Thu, Jan 14, 2016 01:20:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer is expected to return to action on Saturday.

Klinkhammer was out with an ankle injury and a setback has caused him to play in only eight games this season. The winger has only one goal thus far. "It just lingers, it’s one of those nagging injuries that suck," Klinkhammer said. "I’ve heard a lot of people say that they think a break is better and I can kind of see why now. I kind of wish I broke my leg instead of this. But it’s something you have to deal with. Guys deal with injuries everywhere in the league, so it’s nothing new, so I’m just going to have to battle through it."
Sat, Jan 2, 2016 07:32:00 AM

Rob Klinkhammer is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Ducks.

The 29-year-old has one goal in eight games this season. Eric Gryba and Iiro Pakarinen will miss the game because of injury.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 09:11:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer (ankle) as been activated by Edmonton.

He will be available to return Thursday night after recovering from a bothersome ankle injury.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 06:26:00 PM

There's a good chance that Rob Klinkhammer will return on Thursday.

Klinkhammer was able to participate in Wednesday's practice. He missed 21 games before attempting to return on Dec. 15, but went back on the sidelines after tweaking his ankle in that game. "It’s feeling better every day, it’s good," Klinkhammer said. "It’s pretty frustrating, it’s been a long, long time since I’ve been in the lineup. It’s been a while, so it’s just trying to stay positive and stick with it every day."
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 09:03:00 AM

Rob Klinkhammer (ankle) did not skate on Friday.

The forward did some off-ice work instead. This a recurrence of a previous injury that has forced Klinkhammer to miss 21 games already. It will be more.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 08:30:00 AM

Rob Klinkhammer tweaked his former ankle injury during Tuesday's contest.

Klinkhammer has already missed 21 games due to this problem. Consider him day-to-day until we have more information about this new setback.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 10:57:00 AM

Rob Klinkhammer will tag in for Jujhar Khaira Tuesday night against the Rangers.

Klinkhammer hasn't played since October 27th due to a foot injury, but is expected to skate on the team's second line with Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Klinkhammer may have a single point in seven games thus far, but he also has 25 hits. Not too shabby.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 06:43:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Klinkhammer was hurt in the first period of Tuesday's game. He has been placed on the injured reserve list as a result. Klinkhammer has a goal in seven games this season.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 09:54:00 AM

Rob Klinkhammer picked up six more hits in Friday's 4-0 loss to Minnesota.

Through 18 games with the Oilers the young ruffian now has an astounding 83 hits, 13 more hits than he had in 29 combined games with the Penguins and Coyotes. On the season Klinkhammer has collected 163 hits, good for 17th in the NHL, over 47 games with eight points and 17 PIMs.
Sat, Feb 21, 2015 12:51:00 AM

Rob Klinkhammer has agreed to a one-year extension with the Edmonton Oilers.

The Oilers are his third team this season after he started with Arizona and made a stop in Pittsburgh. He was acquired from the Penguins in the David Perron trade. He has eight points and 163 hits in 47 combined games.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015 02:08:00 PM

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C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Ryan Strome
LW1Milan Lucic
2Mike Cammalleri
3Jujhar Khaira
4Anton Slepyshev
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Zack Kassian
3Drake Caggiula
4Jesse Puljujarvi
5Iiro Pakarinen
6Pontus Aberg
7Ty Rattie
D1Oscar Klefbom
2Adam Larsson
3Kris Russell
4Matthew Benning
5Darnell Nurse
6Andrej Sekera
7Yohann Auvitu
G1Cam Talbot
2Mikko Koskinen
3Al Montoya