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Jujhar Khaira | Winger | #54

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/13/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 214
College: Michigan Tech
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (63) / EDM
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In only his second start of the season and 17th of his career, Jujhar Khaira scored his first career goal in a 3-1 win over the Coyotes Monday night.
Khaira was relieved to get his first goal and now wants to build on that. He has eight goals and 10 assist so far this year with the AHL Bakersfield Condors in 24 starts. In 2015-16 with the Oilers he managed two assists in 15 games. Jan 16 - 11:47 PM

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Jujhar Khaira (illness) is good to return on Monday.

Khaira missed Saturday's contest due to the disease. He made his NHL season debut on Thursday.
Jan 16 - 6:13 PM

Jujhar Khaira is too sick to play in Saturday's match with the Flames.

The 22-year-old saw eight shifts combine for 8:14 of action during his season debut on Thursday night. He had two shots and a hit in the effort. He is considered day-to-day for now.
Jan 14 - 1:59 PM

Jujhar Khaira will make his season debut against the Devils on Thursday.

The 22-year-old has really stepped it up with AHL Bakersfield this season, posting eight goals and 18 points in 24 games thus far. However he has just two points in his first 15 NHL games, still searching for his first NHL tally.
Jan 12 - 8:52 PM

Jujhar Khaira has been recalled by the Edmonton Oilers.

He has registered eight goals and 18 points in 24 games with AHL Bakersfield in 2016-17. Khaira skated in 15 matches with the Oiler last year and he contributed two assists along with 13 penalty minutes.
Jan 11 - 3:22 PM

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.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 11:18:00 AM

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.
Wed, Feb 24, 2016 06:26:00 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.
Thu, Jan 7, 2016 07:33:00 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

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