The Edmonton Oilers have reached a verbal agreement in place with goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov on a one-year contract. The agreement is pending the completion of the Oilers and Flames trade from earlier this evening.
The backstop won the 2007 Stanley Cup with Anaheim and earned a Bronze Medal in the 2002 Winter Olympics with Team Russia.
He has played in 425 NHL games, with a win-loss record of 208-149-45. He has a career NHL goals against average of 2.55 and a save percentage of .913. The goaltender has 30 career NHL shutouts.
In the playoffs, Bryzgalov has posted a record of 17-19 and has three post-season shutouts and a goals against of 2.81 and save percentage of .908.
The Togliatti, Russia native was selected in round two, 44th overall, in 2000 by Anaheim.