The Edmonton Oilers have signed training camp invitee Vladimir Tkachev to a three-year, entry-level contract after a strong showing in which he has three assists in three preseason games. . The 5-foot-9, 141-pound forward is expected to be assigned to the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The undrafted Russian, who turns 19 on Sunday, skated in 20 games for Moncton last season and had 10 goals and 20 assists. He also played for the Russian select team during last Novembers Subway Series junior tour. The Oilers also assigned four players to the AHL Oklahoma City Barons on Tuesday, including forwards Travis Ewanyk and Mitchell Moroz and defencemen Jordan Oesterle and Dillon Simpson. The team placed forward Andrew Miller on waivers for the purpose of his assignment to Oklahoma City. Edmonton now has 38 players remaining in camp (22 forwards, 12 defenceman and four goalies). . Toronto (11-12) gave up leads in 10-8 and 11-4 losses to the Baltimore Orioles this week. It was never close Friday as the Boston Red Sox got to Mark Buehrle early en route to an 8-1 win. . Price was hurt at the start of Wednesdays practice after facing just one shot as the team worked on their power play. He left the ice in discomfort and appeared to be favouring his leg. A Habs source told TSNs John Lu that Price suffered the injury in Sochi and not before the Olympics.Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 19 points to lift the Denver Nuggets to a 76-73 win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. Ty Lawson deposited 15 points with 10 assists and J.J. Hickson added 10 points off the bench for Denver, which has won two straight on the heels of a three- game skid. Timofey Mozgov pulled down a game-high 15 rebounds and tied a career high with five blocks in the win. Well before I met my wife, most of the women I encountered were as hot as this game was tonight. Sometimes you have to take down the ugly ones, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw joked. Well take it. Now we have (won) two in a row heading on the road. David West led the Pacers with 19 points to go with 10 rebounds and C.J. Miles netted 16 points off the bench in the loss. Indiana has dropped 10 of its last 11 games. The Pacers scored the first five points of the fourth quarter to make it 60-55. Denver then ripped off a 10-0 run highlighted by Mozgovs putback slam off a Kenneth Faried miss. Indiana cut the deficit to one with 2 1/2 minutes left prior to Wilson Chandlers 3-pointer and Farieds dunk. Lavoy Allen converted a putback layup with 1:05 remaining to make it a 74-70 deficit for the visitors. Donald Sloan pulled down a Miles miss in the closinng seconds and nailed a trey to make it a one-point game with 1. . 2 seconds left. Arron Afflalo proceeded to knock down a pair of free throws with under a second on the clock to push the advantage to three. Miles was again off the mark from beyond the arc as the buzzer sounded and the Nuggets won their sixth straight over the Pacers at home. We just didnt play well enough to win. We have to play better, Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. (It) was a tough shooting night, but we gotta keep grinding. In a forgetful first half, Indiana brought a slim 33-32 lead into the halftime break. West had 11 points in the first quarter to help the Pacers to a 21-15 edge. Indiana then got cold, shooting just 3-for-19 (15.8 percent) from the floor in the second, but Denver didnt do much better and managed to trim the deficit to one after two quarters. The Nuggets ended up tying the score at 55-55 entering the fourth. Game Notes Indiana has lost eight straight on the road ... Denver finished the game 30- of-82 (36.6 percent) from the floor while limiting the Pacers to 30 percent shooting ... Solomon Hill had 11 points in the setback ... There were nine ties and 14 lead changes ... Denver had a 48-18 edge in the paint. ' ' '