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Jujhar Khaira | Winger | #54

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/13/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
College: Michigan Tech
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (63) / EDM
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Jujhar Khaira has been sent down to the minors.
He has two assists in 15 games with the Oilers this year and 22 points in 32 matches with Bakersfield. Feb 29 - 11:18 AM

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Jujhar Khaira has been summoned from the minors by Edmonton.

He has two assists in 12 games with the Oilers this season. Khaira has also registered 22 points in 32 matches in the AHL.
Feb 24 - 6:26 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have assigned Jujhar Khaira to the minors.

The 21-year-old has no goals and two points during his 12 games with the Oilers this season. He can be ignored in all fantasy formats.
Jan 7 - 7:33 PM

Jujhar Khaira will return to Edmonton's lineup Sunday against Calgary.

The 21-year-old forward has put up just two points, seven PIMs, and 19 hits through seven games with the Oilers. Which doesn't inspire much offensive confidence considering he's posted 17 points in 73 AHL games in parts of the last three seasons.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 03:18:00 PM

Jujhar Khaira will be scratched against the Canucks on Saturday night.

Through seven games with Edmonton so far, Khaira has two points with seven PIMs and 19 hits. This unfortunately is not terribly far off from his AHL numbers in parts of the last three seasons. Khaira has 17 points in 73 games over that span.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 08:44:00 PM

Jujhar Khaira is a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Winnipeg.

The 21-year-old has now been a healthy scratch is three of Edmonton's last four games. Khaira has no goals and two points in nine games this season. Brandon Davidson will miss the game because of an injury.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 09:15:00 PM

Jujhar Khaira is still an Edmonton Oiler as the NHL Christmas deadline of sending players down to the minors began at midnight.

The Oilers have only 13 forwards and although Khaira needs some playing time, it's important that the Oiler have a full lineup. Kharia was a healthy scratch Saturday and has two assists in nine NHL games this season.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 08:29:00 AM

Jujhar Kaira and Andrew Ference will each be sat Saturday night against Colorado.

Unfortunately there isn't much fantasy value here. Through 15 combined games the pair have posted two points, 13 PIMs, and 39 hits.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 08:43:00 PM

Jujhar Khaira saw some first line time on Friday.

It was only his fourth NHL game for the power forward who was promoted to the top unit alongside Taylor Hall and Leon Draisaitl. Khaira has not been a scorer at the AHL level with only 17 points in 73 games but has played well at the NHL level thus far in limited time. "I hope that he pushes so hard that we don’t consider sending him back, but we have some time to make those decisions because of injuries," coach Todd McLellan said. We shall see. Don't take him in your pool but keep an eye on him in the future.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 07:30:00 AM

Jujhar Khaira will join special company by becoming the third player of East-Indian descent to play in the NHL on Saturday night against Pittsburgh.

Khaira joins Robin Bawa and Manny Malhotra with the distinction. Though it's worth noting that Khaira has scored just 17 points in 73 AHL games over the last three seasons.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Jujhar Khaira has been called up by the Edmonton Oilers.

Khaira has three goals and seven points in 16 AHL contests in 2015-16. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues during his stint with Edmonton.
Thu, Nov 26, 2015 06:17:00 PM

Jujhar Khaira is impressing a lot of people with his play in the AHL.

The Oilers third round pick and 63rd overall in the 2012 Draft, the six-foot, four inch, 215 pounder projects to be a power forward and is excelling at dumping the puck in and chasing it down in AHL action. He has a goal and four points in seven games this season and could be a call up for the Oilers later in the season.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 07:01:00 AM

Jujhar Khaira hopes he can be the big center the Edmonton Oilers are looking for.

At 6-foot-4 and around 214 pounds, Khaira certainly looks the part. "It's very exciting," he said. "It's nice to know they need a player like me and I'm going to try my best to fill that need — work my hardest to get a spot on the team." Of course, simply having the size isn't enough. Khaira needs some more seasoning and isn't expected to make the Oilers' opening game roster.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 08:02:00 AM

Two years and 20 pounds after they selected him in the third round of the 2012 draft, the Edmonton Oilers are licking their chops at the thought of what Jujhar Khaira can become in the NHL.

At 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds (so far), the left winger/center, who becomes a full-time professional this year, is everything they want. "He thinks the game really well on the ice and when you couple that with the size and skill he has, it’s going to be a very bright future for him," said Todd Nelson, coach of the Oilers' AHL affiliate in Oklahoma City. "He’s an intelligent guy. He knows what he has to do to get better and he works hard at it. With his size and maturity. . .I think the future is looking really positive for him." At 19, Khaira already is an imposing figure and will get a chance to prove his worth at the Oilers' next training camp. He had 43 points and 59 penalty minutes in 59 WHL games with Everett last season. He played for Prince George (BCHL) in 2012, Michigan Tech (WCHA) in 2013, Everett (WHL) in 2014 and is preparing for his first rookie season in Oklahoma City this year but also is hoping to make the Oilers at their next training camp.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 09:38:00 AM

Edmonton has signed Jujhar Khaira to a three-year, entry-level deal.

He registered six goals and 25 points in 37 games with Michigan Tech last season. The Oilers selected Khaira in the third round, 63rd overall, of the 2012 draft.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Aug 7, 2013 03:47:00 PM

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