General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with Michigan Tech left winger Jujhar Khaira on a three-year entry level contract.
Khaira, 18, spent the 2012-13 season with Michigan Tech in the Western Colligate Hockey Association, recording 25 points (6G, 19A) and 49 penalty minutes in 37 games.
Prior to college, the Surrey, British Columbia native played two seasons for the Prince George Spruce Kings in the British Columbia Hockey League. The 6’3”, 198-pound winger accumulated 121 points (39G, 82A) and 90 penalty minutes in 112 career games.
The Oilers selected Khaira in the 3rd round, 63rd overall in the 2012 NHL Draft.
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