Nikita Nikitin will be a game time decision on Sunday after suffering a back injury on Wednesday.
Nikita Nikitin suffered a back injury in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Winnipeg.
The Edmonton Oilers are scratching Nikita Nikitin in favor of Keith Aulie against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
Nikita Nikitin played only two shifts in the third period.
Nikita Nikitin (back) returned to action on Tuesday November 4.
Nikita Nikitin (back) is close to returning to the Edmonton lineup.
Nikita Nikitin (back) was able to skate with the Oilers on Friday.
Nikita Nikitin's initially undisclosed injury is actually back spasms.
Nikita Nikitin (undisclosed) didn't participate in Monday's contest.
Nikita Nikitin will be a game-time decision Monday night.
Nikita Nikitin scored his first goal as a member of the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.
Nikita Nikitin (ankle) was able to play on Thursday.
Look for Nikita Nikitin (ankle) to start the season on the injured reserve list.
Nikita Nikitin will miss a couple of weeks with an ankle injury.