The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have agreed to terms with goaltender Eetu Laurikainen on a two-year entry level contract.
Laurikainen, 22, appeared in 37 games this season with the Espoo Blues of Finland’s SM-liiga, posting a 17-10-9 record, 2.10 goals against average, .933 save percentage and four shutouts.
The 6’0”, 185-pound netminder also spent two seasons with the Western Hockey League’s Swift Current Broncos, appearing in 114 games, posting a record of 55-43-12, as well as registering four shutouts. He also played in 11 career WHL playoff games for the Broncos.
The Jyvaskyla, Finland native represented his country internationally at the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship.