Oilers sign Sceviour, put Kassian and Archibald on injured reserve

Newest Oiler Colton Sceviour discusses what skills he believes that he showed in camp to secure a roster spot from his PTO, and what role he expects to play with his new club.

EDMONTON — Forward Colton Sceviour signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday.

The deal has an average annual value of $750,000.

Forward Zack Kassian was placed on injured reserve by the Oilers on Wednesday and forward Josh Archibald was put on long-term injured reserve.

Defenceman Philip Broberg was loaned to Edmonton's American Hockey League affiliate in Bakersfield, Calif., and forward Kyle Turris was recalled from the minor-league club.

The 32-year-old Sceviour made the Oilers roster after attending training camp on a professional tryout.

The Red Deer, Alta., native appeared in seven pre-season games for Edmonton, earning three assists and working as a penalty killer.

The Oilers host the Vancouver Canucks in both teams' season opener on Wednesday night.

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