Edmonton Oilers, Zack Kassian agree on three-year contract extension

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EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Zack Kassian to a three-year contract extension.

Kassian, 26, appeared in 79 games with the Oilers last season, posting 24 points (seven goals, 17 assists) and 101 penalty minutes. He added three goals and 27 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games.

The six-foot-three, 207-pound winger has appeared in 313 career NHL games with Buffalo, Vancouver and Edmonton, accumulating 98 points (45 goals, 53 assists) and 522 penalty minutes. He has also played in 21 playoff games, posting three goals and 33 penalty minutes.

The Windsor, Ont., native represented Canada most recently at the 2011 world championship. He has also played at the 2009 under-18 world championship and the World under-17 Challenge.

Kassian was selected by the Sabres in the first round, 13th overall, in the 2009 NHL draft.

June 26, 2017


Zack Kassian

Edmonton Oilers
3 yrs
$1.95 million
$5.85 million

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