Some not-so-good news this week for fans of local Battleford-born NHL centre Colby Cave.
Cave is now an AHL player again, having been waived by the Edmonton Oilers this week. He was then assigned to the Bakersfield Condors, the Oilers’ AHL affiliate.
Cave is a former Battlefords AAA Star who was captain for Swift Current in the WHL before joining the Boston Bruins organization as an undrafted free agent. He was assigned to the Providence Bruins in the AHL and called up twice by the Bruins in 2017 for three games and in 2018 for 20 games before being claimed by the Oilers in January of this year.
In 33 games with the Oilers last year Cave had two goals and one assist; he played two games for the Oilers this season.