Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Dylan Wells to entry-level contract

Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli speaks to the media during the Edmonton Oilers' end-of-the-year press conference in Edmonton, Alta., on Sunday, April 10, 2016. (Codie McLachlan/CP)

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Dylan Wells to a three-year entry level contract.

Wells appeared in 52 regular-season games for the Ontario Hockey League’s Peterborough Petes in 2016-17, registering a 3.07 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage. He tied for third in the OHL with 33 wins.

The six-foot-two, 182-pound native of St. Catharines, Ont., had an 8-4 record in the playoffs, with a 2.51 GAA, and a .930 save percentage, as the Petes reached the OHL Eastern Conference final.

Wells was selected by the Oilers in the fifth round, 123rd overall, in the 2016 NHL draft.