Oilers sign goalie Mikko Koskinen to one-year deal

Finland goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19) makes a save against Canada during first period men's Olympic quarterfinal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. (Nathan Denette/CP)

The Edmonton Oilers signed Finnish goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a one-year deal, the team announced Tuesday.

The 29-year-old joins the Oilers after four seasons with SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL, posting a 1.99 goals-against average and .926 save percentage over that span. Koskinen’s 1.57 GAA and .937 save percentage in 2017-18 ranked second among KHL goaltenders.

Drafted 31st overall by the New York Islanders in 2009, Koskinen appeared in four NHL games in 2010-11 before heading to Europe. The six-foot-six netminder has represented Finland internationally in four major tournaments, most recently in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

May 1, 2018

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