The Edmonton Oilers have officially announced that the team has inked goaltender Ben Scrivens to a new two-year contract.
It's official --> #Oilers sign goalie Ben Scrivens (@scrivens_30) to a two-year contract. Congrats to #TheProfessor! pic.twitter.com/7Jzh9DxiPA
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) March 3, 2014
Scrivens, a Spruce Grove native, was acquired for a third round pick in a trade with Los Angeles on January 15. Since joining the Edmonton Oilers, Scrivens has played in seven games and has posted a .940 save percentage and a 2.15 goals against average.
The goalie ranks first in the NHL in overall save percentage this season (.934).
Scrivens was set to become a free agent at the end of the season.