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Edmonton Oilers activate Matt Greene, put Geoff Sanderson on IR

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers have activated defenceman Matt Greene from injured reserve and assigned him to the AHL’s Springfield Falcons on a conditioning assignment.

The Oilers also placed veteran winger Geoff Sanderson on injured reserve with a back injury.

Greene has missed the Oilers’ last 34 games after suffering a fractured left fibula and ligament damage in his left ankle in an Oct. 30 game versus Detroit. He has one assist and 11 penalty minutes in 13 games this season.

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Sanderson has missed 12 of the last 13 games.