Edmonton Oilers forward Anton Slepyshev has missed his team practice today, and it is possible that he will miss some time. Oilers head coach Todd McLellan said that he was injured during Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils. The Russian forward his doubtful for tomorrow's game against the Detroit Red Wings.
Slepyshev, 23, was drafted 88th overall by the Oilers in 2013. He played 41 games with the Oilers last season, registering 10 points. So far this season, he had registered one point in ten games. The Oilers are 4-7-1 this season, and they are hoping to build on Friday's strong performance to rebuild their confidence.