News: The Oilers assigned Teemu Hartikainen to the team's AHL affiliate in Oklahoma City.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen has played 23 games with the Oilers this season and has recorded one goal to go along with two assists. Since being recalled on April 15, Hartikainen played in four games and did not record a point.
News: The Oilers recalled Teemu Hartikainen from AHL Oklahoma City on Monday.
Analysis: The winger has recorded one goal and two assists to go along with a minus-7 rating in 19 games for the Oilers this season.
News:Teemu Hartikainen has been assigned to AHL Oklahoma City.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen, who has three points and a minus-7 rating in 19 games with the big club, returns to Oklahoma City for now, where he has racked up 11 goals and 27 points in 37 AHL contests to date.
News:Teemu Hartikainen (shoulder) will return Sunday, Derek Van Diest of the Edmonton Sun reports. He said his shoulder is "100 percent" and added, "I feel great and ready to go. It feels perfect now."
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen was on IR with a shoulder injury but appears to be fully healed. He has just three points in 16 games this season.
News:Teemu Hartikainen (shoulder) has been placed on IR.
Analysis: It's unknown how long Teemu Hartikainen will be on the shelf, but Ryan Smyth is likely to step up in his absence. Hartikainen has just three points in 16 games this season.
News:Teemu Hartikainen returned from a shoulder injury Tuesday in a loss to the Kings. He logged a total of 13:01 on the ice during the contest.
Analysis: He has not proven to be much of a fantasy asset so far this year. Teemu Hartikainen has had two power-play assists and has not been able to score any goals despite having suited up for 14 games.
News:Teemu Hartikainen (shoulder) expects to play Tuesday for the Oilers, according to the Edmonton Journal.
Analysis: Hartkainen left the game early Saturday after having his shoulder hit the ice while absorbing a check. Teemu Hartikainen did have some shoulder problems last season, but it was to the opposite shoulder. He seems to have escaped any serious injury this time around.
News:Teemu Hartikainen suffered a shoulder injury during Saturday's win over Colorado and was unable to return, according to the Edmonton Journal.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen certainly missed out on some fireworks, as the Oilers made a huge comeback in the game to steal the win and ended up putting 56 shots on goal, a franchise record. We'll see how Hartikainen - who's still looking for his first goal this season - does in the following days, though he has until Tuesday for the Oilers' next game.
News:Teemu Hartikainen will play Monday versus Colorado, according to the Edmonton Journal. He's expected to skate on the fourth line with Magnus Paajarvi and Eric Belanger.
Analysis: Coach Ralph Krueger likes Teemu Hartikainen, even mentioning during the abbreviated camp that he could get a look on the top power play unit because of how well he has played with the young guns. He is a player to watch, but is unlikely to have a major impact for the Oilers.
Oilers' Hartikainen Could Play On Top Power Play Unit
News:Teemu Hartikainen may be used on the top power play unit, according to the Edmonton Journal.
Analysis: New head coach Ralph Krueger is toying with the idea of keeping the unit that had so much success together in the AHL (Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Justin Schultz, Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Teemu Hartikainen). Perhaps if it isn't broke, don't fix it.
News:Teemu Hartikainen is proving in Oklahoma City that he is ready to play for the Oilers, according to the Edmonton Journal. He's scored nine points (three goals, six assists) in 10 games with the Barons.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen is not as skilled as a Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle or some of the other players on the Oilers roster, but he may be just the kind of player the team needs. Hartikainen is six-feet tall, 215 pounds, and prefers to go through players rather than around them. He could open things up for those skilled players.
News:Teemu Hartikainen was assigned to AHL Oklahoma City on Sunday, the Oilers' official Twitter page reports.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen, 21, recorded five points (2G, 3A) and a plus-1 ratio in his 17 games with the Oilers this season. It's back to the AHL for Hartikainen (for now, at least), where he played 48 games and posted 30 points (14G, 16A) this year. The youngster could get another shot in the NHL during the 2012-13 campaign.
News: The Oilers have recalled Teemu Hartikainen from AHL Oklahoma City, the team's official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen, who has 30 points in 48 AHL games to date, is a minus-4 with no points in five games for the big club to date, so a wait-and-see approach is in order here.
News: The Oilers have recalled Teemu Hartikainen from the Oklahoma City Barons of the AHL, according to the team's official site.
Analysis: With 19 points (9 G, 10 A) in 28 games with the Barons, Teemu Hartikainen earned himself another shot in the NHL. He struggled in his first call up in early January, but at just 21 years of age, he's still raw with talent. Keep an eye on the 6-1, 215-pound winger as he may gain some fantasy value if he gets the ice time.
News:Teemu Hartikainen was sent back down to the AHL after the game Saturday, according to the Oilers web site.
Analysis: The former 6th round pick has three goals and five points in 15 career games with the Oilers.
News:Teemu Hartikainen (shoulder) has been recalled from Oklahoma City, the Oilers' official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis: He'll likely serve in a depth role for Edmonton after recovering from a shoulder injury in the AHL in recent weeks. Teemu Hartikainen chipped in five points and a minus-3 rating in 12 games with the Oilers last season.
News:Teemu Hartikainen (shoulder) won't play for the next four to six weeks, according to the Edmonton Journal.
Analysis:Teemu Hartikainen is the Oilers' best prospect not already with the team, but he's unlikely to hit the ice again until January at the earliest.
Oilers' Farmhand Hartikainen Might Have Separated Shoulder
News:Teemu Hartikainen might have separated his shoulder, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Analysis: The injury happened while Teemu Hartikainen was playing for Oklahoma City of the AHL. There is no definitive word yet on how long Hartikainen will be out of the lineup.