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Rob Klinkhammer | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 214
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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. Oct 29 - 9:54 AM

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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.
Feb 21 - 12:51 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.
Feb 20 - 2:08 PM

Rob Klinkhammer will not be available for Monday's game against Winnipeg.

Klinkhammer left the team so he could be with his wife for the birth of their first child. Look for Matt Fraser to draw into the lineup in his place.
Feb 16 - 10:38 AM

Rob Klinkhammer had 10 hits on Friday.

It was a big night for the former Coyote and Penguin as his tough play led the way for the Oilers. Klinkhammer does not have a lot of offensive upside as he has only four goals and seven points in 32 games this season so we cannot recommend him in traditional pools. He now has 100 hits this season, which is tied for 33rd best in the NHL.
Jan 10 - 8:41 AM

Rob Klinkhammer registered an assist in a 5-2 win against the New York Islanders on Sunday.

It was Klinkhammer's debut with the Edmonton Oilers after he was acquired along with a 2015 first round draft pick from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for David Perron. Klinkhammer logged 13:28 minutes of ice time in Sunday's game and probably won't get much more than that in any given contest going forward.
Jan 5 - 10:33 AM

Rob Klinkhammer will make his Edmonton Oilers debut Sunday night against the New York Islanders.

Acquired along with a first round draft pick in 2015 from Pittsburgh for David Perron, Klinkhammer will suit up for his third team this season after starting with Arizona. Through 29 games he has four goals, six points, 33 shots on goal, and 80 hits. He's expected to lineup to the right of Matt Hendricks and Boyd Gordon on the fourth line.
Jan 4 - 8:50 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired a 2015 first-round pick and Rob Klinkhammer from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for David Perron

That first round pick is the main appeal for Edmonton in this deal. Klinkhammer, 28, has four goals and six points in 29 games with Arizona and Pittsburgh in 2014-15.
Jan 2 - 12:40 PM

Rob Klinkhammer was made a late healthy scratch Wednesday night against Carolina.

It seemed early on that Klinkhammer may have finally found a place to build on his talents, but he's managed just three points in his ten games with Pittsburgh. And not much else. He has no fantasy value as Bobby Farnham, who has 19 PIMs in eight games, subs in.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 07:28:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer was made a late scratch Saturday night against the Panthers for an unknown reason.

In six games since coming over from the Coyotes, he has one goal and two points.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 07:36:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer played his first game for the Pittsburgh Penguins on the third line with Jayson Megna and Marcel Goc.

Klinkhammer was dealt from Arizona on Friday and played 11:01 minutes including a whole five seconds on the power play. "We won’t be using him on power play or penalty-kill right away. We’ve got some depth there," coach Mike Johnston said. "We’re fine. I told him, 5-on-5, let’s get him into the game, let’s get him going. There’s a couple things I [wanted] him to focus on, but it’s only going to be two or three things." He has three goals in 20 games and has no real fantasy value at this time.
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 09:36:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have picked up Rob Klinkhammer and a conditional 2016 fifth round pick from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Philip Samuelsson.

Klinkhammer has three goals in 19 games with Arizona this season. The Penguins could use some offensive depth after losing Chris Kunitz, Pascal Dupuis, Beau Bennett, and possibly now Patric Hornqvist to injuries.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 01:50:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Los Angeles.

The 28-year-old has three goals in 19 games this season. Connor Murphy (upper body) is also out of the lineup tonight.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 09:04:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer, Chris Summers and Brendan Shinnimin are all expected to be healthy scratches Tuesday night against Calgary.

Coach Tippett appears to still be trying to find a winning lineup to turn around the sinking ship.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 08:11:00 PM

Rob Klinkhammer will play the wing on the fourth line for the Coyotes versus the Oilers.

With David Moss sidelined due to a hand injury, Klinkhammer will draw into the lineup once again for the 'Yotes. The fourth line checking forward has played in 18 games this year, scoring three goals with no assists. His last game came on November 25th versus Colorado.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 08:56:00 PM

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