Oilers announce Benoit Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot


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.