Breaking: Oilers Top Draft Pick Returns to the NHL

Published December 8, 2023 at 4:02 PM

Today news of a former Oilers top draft pick coming back to the NHL has broken.

Oilers Top Draft Pick Set To Return To The NHL

According to multiple sources, former top-five pick Jesse Puljujarvi is nearing the end of his recovery from bilateral hip surgery. He has been cleared for full contact by his doctors and looks to be close to a return to the NHL.

At the end of a week where NHLers with hip-related ailments were in the spotlight, there is word that Jesse Puljujärvi has been cleared by doctors for full-contact training.

He's working his way back from a bilateral hip resurfacing last summer and remains a free agent.

While Puljujarvi is not signed yet there is likely to be an increase in chatter from teams looking to sign him. As stories develop around his health or impending signing we will provide them to you.
December 8   |   179 answers
Breaking: Oilers Top Draft Pick Returns to the NHL

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