“This group hasn't really been together all season because of the (roster) changes,” Nelson said. “Our guys will get to know each other a lot better on the road. This is a road trip where we can really define ourselves.”
Team captain Anton Lander suffered a minor ankle injury Friday. Lander didn't play Saturday but is expected to return on Tuesday. ... A day after getting called up to Edmonton, rookie defenseman Oscar Klefbom participated in the Oilers' pregame skate Saturday morning but was reassigned to OKC later in the day. ... Barons defenseman David Musil left Saturday's game in the first period with an apparent left knee injury and did not return. ... To fill Lander's roster spot, the Barons signed Alex Lavoie, a 21-year-old center from the CHL.