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Oilers forward Pisani diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

Updated: September 5, 2007, 8:49 AM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON -- Forward Fernando Pisani will be out of the Edmonton Oilers' lineup indefinitely after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.

Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disorder.

"We are very concerned about Fernando's medical condition and we wish him nothing but a full and healthy recovery," general manager Kevin Lowe in a statement Tuesday.

Pisani had 14 goals and 14 assists in 77 games with Edmonton last season. After scoring 14 goals in the ...

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