Edmonton Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, the club has agreed to terms with winger Tyler Pitlick on a one-year contract.
Pitlick, 23, split the 2014-15 season with the Edmonton Oilers and the American Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Barons. He appeared in 17 games with the Oilers, recording two goals and four penalty minutes. Pitlick also registered nine points (3G, 6A) and eight penalty minutes in 14 games with Oklahoma City.
A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Pitlick has tallied three goals and four penalty minutes in 27 career National Hockey League games. He scored his first NHL goal on October 26th, 2013 against the Arizona Coyotes.
The 6’0”, 202-pound forward has spent the past four seasons with Oklahoma City, posting 64 points (21G, 43A) and 56 penalty minutes in 159 career AHL games. He has also notched 13 points (4G, 9A) and 10 penalty minutes in 31 AHL playoff games.
Pitlick was selected by the Oilers in the 2ndround, 31st overall in the 2010 NHL Draft.