The Oilers announced that they have signed Braden Christoffer signed a three-year entry level contract.
Christoffer, a Sherwood Park, AB native, was previously signed to an American Hockey League contract with the Bakersfield Condors. He attended Oilers Rookie Camp and showed well against NHL prospects and competition.
Christoffer had three goals and an assist in three games at the Young Stars Classic in Penticton, B.C.
He earned himself an invite to Oilers training camp and played in a pre-season game.
The 21-year-old forward spent three seasons in the WHL with the Regina Pats and finished his career as their team captain. He posted 114 points (50-64-114) and 368 penalty minutes in 202 career games.
In two AHL pre-season games for the Condors, Christoffer recorded two assists.
Read a feature story on Christoffer from Penticton