Oilers activate Klinkhammer, Davidson from IR, send Nikitin to AHL

After taking a cross-check from Blake Comeau and missing four games, Brandon Davidson is excited to get back in the game for the Oilers.

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers activated winger Rob Klinkhammer and defenceman Brandon Davidson from injured reserve on Thursday.

Klinkhammer, 29, has one goal in eight games with the Oilers this season.

Davidson, 24, has two goals and three assists through 23 appearances this year.

The Oilers also assigned defenceman Nikita Nikitin to the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors.