So our nine defencemen have been reduced to five plus a tweener, and suddenly, our depth doesn't seem so deep. Basically, we're one bruised finger away from a phone call to Allan Rourke, and dammit, I don't want to be one bruised finger away from calling Allan Rourke. Allan Rourke is a red flag. He's smoke and a hot doorknob. His presence means trouble.
The Edmonton Oilers have recalled defenceman Allan Rourke from the Springfield Falcons and assigned defenceman Bryan Young to their American Hockey League affiliate.