Breen will earn $577,500 in the NHL and $80,000 per season while in the American Hockey League.
The 24-year-old native of Uxbridge, Ontario, played 60 games with the Flames' AHL farm team, the Abbotsford Heat, in 2012-13, scoring three goals and finishing with seven points and 55 penalty minutes. In 204 career games with Abbotsford, the 6-foot-7, 230-pound blueliner has eight goals and 26 points with 143 penalty minutes. He has yet to make his NHL debut.
I don't know the room very well yet. I don't know how we're going to react in certain situations. We've had a couple of minor tests throughout the [preseason] ... We'll get to know each other as the year goes on. We'll figure it out.
— Oilers coach Todd McLellan on starting the 2015-16 season without a captain
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