Ben Eager Out Indefinitely With Concussion

Ben Eager is out with a concussion.

Eager suffered his latest concussion in a fight Sunday with Vancouver’s Zack Kassian. After the fight, Eager skated over to the dressing room and was done for the night.

Eager had originally been held out of yesterday’s lineup with what was called ‘facial swelling’. Today, it was upgraded to a concussion.

Concussions aren’t new to Ben Eager, as this is his fourth concussion suffered since 2007.  Eager had suffered two concussions in the 2007-08 season as a member of the Blackhawks. Eager missed a total of 27 games over the two occurrences, and one with the Oilers in 2011 where he missed three games.

As far as the 4LW position goes, I’m not sure what the Oilers plan on.  Magnus Paajarvi filled in and didn’t look out of place.  You might also see some Darcy Hordichuk on the fourth line before too long.

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