Oilers sign centre Riley Sheahan to one-year, $900K deal

Florida Panthers center Riley Sheahan, right, wraps around the net for a shot as Colorado Avalanche defenseman Patrik Nemeth, center, and goaltender Semyon Varlamov cover in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP)

The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Riley Sheahan to a one-year deal worth $900,000, the team announced Thursday.

The team hopes Sheahan, a 27-year-old left-handed shot, will be its third-line centre this season according to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector.

In 82 games split between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Florida Panthers in 2018-19, Sheahan scored nine goals and added 10 assists.

September 5, 2019

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Riley Sheahan
Centre
AGE: 27
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$900,000
TOTAL:
$900,000

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