Penguins re-sign defenceman Jamie Oleksiak to 3-year contract

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jamie Oleksiak (6) celebrates his goal with Evgeni Malkin (71). (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenceman Jamie Oleksiak to a three-year contract. The contract carries an average annual value of $2,137,500.

Oleksiak, 25, was acquired by the Penguins in December from the Dallas Stars. The former-first round pick had a career year last season, posting five goals, 17 points and a plus-13 rating in 68 games.

In 187 games with the Stars and Penguins, Oleksiak has 11 goals and 36 points.

Oleksiak is the older brother of Canadian Olympic swimmer Penny Oleksiak.

July 12, 2018

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Jamie Oleksiak
Defence
AGE: 25
LENGTH:
3 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2,137,500
TOTAL:
$6,412.500

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