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Oilers Off-Season Movement Tracker

Follow along for the Oilers additions and subtractions throughout the summer

by Staff / EdmontonOilers.com

Here are the updates on all the Oilers moves this offseason, including additions and subtractions.

Oilers Group 2 Free Agents: Leon Draisaitl (signed), Joey Laleggia (signed), Dillon Simpson (signed), Bogdan Yakimov (signed in KHL; Oilers retain rights)

Oilers Group 3 Free Agents: David Desharnais (to NYR), Andrew Ference, Justin Fontaine, Mark Fraser, Jonas Gustavsson (to Sweden), Matt Hendricks (to WPG)

Group 6 Free Agents: Jordan Oesterle (to CHI), Tyler Pitlick (to DAL)

Other UFAs: Benoit Pouliot (to BUF), Anton Lander (to KHL), Eetu Laurikainen (to Finland), David Musil, Zach Pochiro, Jere Sallinen (to Sweden), Henrik Samuelsson

ADDITIONS:

  • Oilers signed C Chris Kelly to a pro tryout contract on September 10 >> READ

  • Oilers signed D Dmitri Samorukov to a three-year entry-level contract on September 7 >> READ

  • Oilers signed F Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extensions on August 16 >> READ

  • Oilers signed F Kailer Yamamoto to a three-year entry-level contract on August 10 >> READ

  • Oilers signed D Dillon Simpson to a one-year deal on July 16 >> READ

  • Oilers signed D/F Joey Laleggia to a one-year deal on July 13 >> READ

  • Oilers signed D Yohann Auvitu to a one-year contract on July 10. >> READ

  • Oilers signed F Jussi Jokinen to a one-year contract on July 7. >> READ

  • Oilers signed Connor McDavid to an eight-year contract extension on July 5. >> READ

  • Oilers signed F Brad Malone to a two-year contract on July 3. >> READ

  • On July 1, the Edmonton Oilers signed forward Mitch Callahan and defenceman Ryan Stanton to two-year contracts. They also signed forwards Grayson Downing, Brian Ferlin and Ty Rattie, as well as defenceman Keegan Lowe and goaltender Edward Pasquale to one-year contracts. >> READ

  • The Oilers signed Eric Gryba to a two-year contract on June 27 >> READ

  • The Oilers signed RFA Zack Kassian to a three-year extension on June 26 >> READ

  • The Oilers signed Kris Russell to a four-year contract on June 23 >> READ

  • The Oilers signed Jujhar Khaira to a two-year contract on June 16 >> READ

  • The Oilers signed Iiro Pakarinen to a one-year contract on May 23 >> READ

SUBTRACTIONS:

  • Matt Hendricks signed with the Winnipeg Jets on August 27

  • Andrew Ference announced his retirement on July 13

  • David Desharnais signed a one-year contract with the New York Rangers

  • Tyler Pitlick signed a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars

  • Jordan Oesterle signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks

  • Benoit Pouliot signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres

  • Griffin Reinhart was claimed in the expansion draft by the Vegas Golden Knights

  • Anton Lander signed with Ak Bars (KHL)

  • Jere Sallinen signed with Orebro HK (Swedish League)

  • Jonas Gustavsson signed with Linkoping HC (Swedish League)

  • Eetu Laurikainen signed with JYP Jyväskylä (Finnish League)

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2018:

  • F Ryan Strome (RFA)
  • F Anton Slepyshev (RFA)
  • F Drake Caggiula (RFA)
  • RW Iiro Pakarinen (RFA)
  • D Matt Benning (RFA)
  • D Darnell Nurse (RFA)
  • G Laurent Brossoit (RFA)
  • C Mark Letestu (UFA)
  • LW Patrick Maroon (UFA)
  • F Jussi Jokinen (UFA)
  • D Mark Fayne (UFA)

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2019:

  • RW Jesse Puljujarvi (RFA)
  • F Jujhar Khaira (RFA)
  • D Eric Gryba (UFA)
  • G Cam Talbot (UFA)

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2020:

  • F Zack Kassian (UFA)

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2021:

  • C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (UFA)
  • D Andrej Sekera (UFA)
  • D Adam Larsson (UFA)
  • D Kris Russell (UFA)

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2023:

  • LW Milan Lucic (UFA)
  • D Oscar Klefbom (UFA)

CONTRACTS EXPIRING IN 2026:

  • C Connor McDavid (UFA)

Here is some more info on the types of free agents and compensation (from the NHL):

FREE AGENTS SUBJECT TO COMPENSATION AND RIGHT TO MATCH - GROUP 2

These players have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by the new Club:

OFFER / COMPENSATION

$1,239,226 or below / None

Over $1,239,226 to $1,877,615 / Third-round choice

Over $1,877,615 to $3,755,233 / Second-round choice

Over $3,755,233 to $5,632,847 / First-round and third-round choice

Over $5,632,847 to $7,510,464 / First-round, second-round and third-round choice

Over $7,510,464 to $9,388,080 / Two first-round choices, one second- and one third-round choice

Over $9,388,080 / Four first-round choices

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS - GROUP 3

These players have qualified for Group 3 Free Agency (age 27 or older or with at least seven Accrued Seasons) and are Unrestricted Free Agents.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS - GROUP 6

These players qualify for unrestricted free agency, having met the requirements for Group 6 free agency. This group is defined as players whose contracts have expired, are age 25 or older, have completed three or more professional seasons, and (i) in the case of a player other than a goaltender, have played fewer than 80 NHL games (regular-season and playoff), or (ii) in the case of a goaltender, have played fewer than 28 NHL games (regular-season and playoff). Please note that these amounts are subject to pro-rating due to the 48-game season in 2012-13.

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