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Currie Earns First NHL Recall to Edmonton

February 18, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Bakersfield Condors News Release

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. The Bakersfield Condors announced today that RW Josh Currie has earned his first NHL recall to the Edmonton Oilers. Should he play, Currie would become the fifth Condors player to make his NHL debut this season. In related moves, the Oilers placed RW Jesse Puljujarvi and C Jujhar Khaira on injured reserve while activating D Andrej Sekera. Edmonton hosts Arizona on Tuesday night.

CURRIE (stats), 26 years old, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

In 49 games played this season, he leads the Condors in goals with 24 and has 13 assists for 37 points

Tied for fourth in the AHL with 24 goals and second in the league in game-winning goals with seven

Recorded three consecutive 20-goal seasons (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19) and led the Condors in scoring last season with 46 points (20g-26a)

Signed his first NHL contract with Edmonton on July 18, 2018

Active AHL leader in consecutive games played (183)

He is the Condors (AHL) all-time leader in games played (237), assists (67), points (143)

Currie is in his fifth season overall in Bakersfield, including the ECHL ara (see all-time rankings below) CURRIE ALL-TIME BAKERSFIELD HOCKEY RANKINGS (WCHL, ECHL, AHL):

GAMES PLAYED: 308 (5th)

POINTS: 185 (6th)

GOALS: 90 (5th)

ASSISTS: 95 (t-8th)

The Condors have won 15 consecutive games, becoming just the seventh team in the 83-year history to accomplish that feat. Bakersfield can tie the 1984-85 Baltimore Skipjacks with 16 straight wins on Saturday in Tucson at 6 p.m.

Condors to make their NHL debuts this season: LW Joe Gambardella, C Cooper Marody, RW Patrick Russell, and D Caleb Jones.


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