Oilers' Larsson out 6-8 weeks, recall Bouchard
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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson will miss six-to-eight weeks with a fractured right fibula, the team revealed Thursday.

In a corresponding move, top defensive prospect Evan Bouchard was recalled, the team also announced Thursday.

Additionally, blue-liner Ethan Bear was assigned to the AHL.

The 26-year-old suffered the injury while blocking a shot in the first period of Wednesday's season opener against the Vancouver Canucks. He logged 22:19 of ice time in the 3-2 win.

Larsson ranked third among Oilers defensemen in ice time in 2018-19, averaging 21:37 per game. He also recorded three goals and 20 points in 82 contests.

Bouchard, 19, registered one goal in seven games for the Oilers last season. Edmonton drafted the 6-foot-3 rearguard with the 10th overall pick in 2018.

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