Linus Omark sent to AHL

Updated: December 31, 2010, 5:22 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers have sent left wing Linus Omark to the AHL, less than three weeks after he was criticized for showboating in his NHL debut.

Omark took a lot of heat for his spin-o-rama goal in a 4-3 shootout win Dec. 10 against Tampa Bay. He defended the move, saying he has always enjoyed entertaining a hockey crowd.

The Oilers recalled the 23-year-old forward on Dec. 8. He had a goal and four assists in eight appearances with the NHL club.

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