Oklahoma City Barons notebook: Tyler Pitlick returns, Mark Arcobello still out

Sidelined the past 15 games by a shoulder injury, forward Mark Arcobello remains questionable for the remainder of the series.
Oklahoman Published: April 26, 2014
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Veteran forward Tyler Pitlick, who had been sidelined several weeks with an undisclosed injury, played in his first game since April 12 with the Edmonton Oilers and April 13 with the Barons.

Sidelined the past 15 games by a shoulder injury, forward Mark Arcobello remains questionable for the remainder of the series. The Barons’ all-time leading scorer, Arcobello has scored in all 15 games (28 points total) since he was re-assigned to Oklahoma City on Feb. 2 but hasn’t played in five week.

TWO LINEUP CHANGES

With Steve Pinizzotto suspended one game for abuse of officials in Game 1, Barons coach Todd Nelson made a couple of small tweaks to his forward lines from Game 1.

Pitlick joined Roman Horak and Anton Lander on the No. 1 line. Ben Eager took Pinizzotto’s spot on the Curtis Hamilton and Will Acton line. The other two lines remained the same (Andrew Miller matched with C.J. Stretch and and Austin Fyten). The fourth line again featured Jack Combs, Travis Ewanyk and Jujhar Khaira.

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by Michael Baldwin
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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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