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Oilers sign Cody Wild

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Cody Wild to a three-year NHL entry level contract.
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The 6’1”, 205 pound defenceman from North Providence, Rhode Island recently completed his third season with the Providence College Friars of the Hockey East Association, scoring 4-18-22 in 32 games with 28 penalty minutes. He was +6 on the season and scored two powerplay goals and one shorthanded goal.

Named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team in 2005-06, Wild scored 16-41-57 with 80 penalty minutes in 100 career games with Providence from 2005-06 to 2007-08.

Wild made his professional debut with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League on Wednesday in a 4-3 win over the Manchester Monarchs.

The 20-year-old was the Oilers’ fourth choice (fifth round), 140th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

The Oilers also announced that they have signed forward Tim Sestito to a two-year contract extension.

6’1”   205 lbs.   Shoots: Left
Born: June 5, 1987; North Providence, Rhode Island
Edmonton’s 4th choice (5th round), 140th overall, in 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

SEASON    TEAM             LEAGUE          GP     G     A     PTS    PIM
2005-06    Providence    HEA (NCAA)    36      6    15     21       24 
2006-07    Providence    HEA (NCAA)    32      6      8     14       28 
2007-08    Providence    HEA (NCAA)    32      4    18     22       28 
                   NCAA TOTALS                      100    16    41     57       80
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