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Barons get Stockton additions

by Michael Baldwin Modified: June 17, 2013 at 1:10 pm •  Published: January 7, 2013

The Edmonton Oilers re-assigned forwards Philippe Cornet, Ryan Martindale and Toni Rajala to the Barons in anticipation that Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall, Teemu Hartikainen and other players will join the Oilers once the NHL lockout officially ends later this week.

Cornet played in eight games earlier this season with the Barons. With Stockton, Cornet, an AHL All-Star last season, scored 24 points and is plus-8 with the Thunder. In 135 career games with the Barons, Cornet has scored 60 points.

Martindale has registered three assists in seven games with the Barons. A third round draft choice by Edmonton in 2010, Martindale has scored 22 points in 62 games with OKC and Stockton.

Rajala has registered one goal and one assist in five games with the Barons. Rajala, named an ECHL All-Star, leads Stockton in scoring with 38 points, including 18 goals.

The new-look Barons host a three-game series this weekend at the Cox Convention Center. Oklahoma City hosts Charlotte Friday and Saturday and host the Texas Stars Sunday afternoon.

by Michael Baldwin
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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