The Edmonton Oilers assigned forward Cameron Abney to the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, Barons general Manager Bill Scott announced Thursday.
Abney, a 6-5, 200-pounder from Aldergrove, B.C. has split time this season between Stockton and Oklahoma City. With the Barons, Abney appeared in three games and served seven penalty minutes.
Last season, the Oilers third round draft choice (81st overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft also split time between Stockton and Oklahoma City. In 46 games last season, Abney recorded five points while serving 156 penalty minutes.