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Oilers announce Benoit Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Ottawa Senators v Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON, AB - NOVEMBER 13: Benoit Pouliot #67 of the Edmonton Oilers in action against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL game at Rexall Place on November 13, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

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It’s going from bad to worse for the Edmonton Oilers.

The club announced during the second intermission that forward Benoit Pouliot has suffered a broken foot and is out indefinitely. The injury occurred blocking a shot during Friday’s game between the host Oilers and visiting New Jersey Devils.

The Oilers, having lost four straight, went into the second intermission down 2-0. In 19 games with Edmonton, the 28-year-old Pouliot has three goals and eight points.

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