Oilers announce Benoit Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

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It’s going from bad to worse for the Edmonton Oilers.

The club announced during the second intermission that forward Benoit Pouliot has suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely. The injury occurred blocking a shot during Friday’s game between the host Oilers and visiting New Jersey Devils.

The Oilers, having lost four straight, went into the second intermission down 2-0. In 19 games with Edmonton, the 28-year-old Pouliot has three goals and eight points.