BLOG: Oilers sign Keegan Loweby Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer
The Oilers have signed free agent defenceman Keegan Lowe to a one-year contract.
Lowe is the son of Oilers Entertainment Group Vice Chair and former Oilers blueliner Kevin Lowe.
The 24-year-old defenceman was a third-round pick, 73rd overall, of the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2011 NHL Draft. Lowe played his junior career with the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Lowe has played mostly in the AHL in his pro career, compiling 259 games, 13 goals and 42 assists. He has played in two NHL games, recording 10 penalty minutes.
The Hurricanes traded Lowe to Montreal in February for Philip Samuelsson. He finished out 2016-17 with the St. John's IceCaps in the AHL.