The Edmonton Oilers announced today, they have signed forward Greg Chase to a three-year entry level contract.
Chase, 19, had a career year in 2013-14, posting 85 points (35G, 50A) and 83 penalty minutes in 70 games with the Western Hockey League’s Calgary Hitmen. Chase led the Hitmen in both points (85) and assists (50) and ranked second on the team with 35 goals. He also appeared in six playoff games, tallying nine points (4G, 5A) and two penalty minutes.
The Edmonton, Alberta native also participated in the 2013 Canadian Hockey League Subway Super Series as a member of Team WHL. He registered two goals and a plus one rating, as well as being named Team WHL’s Player of the Game in their 4-2 victory over Russia.
The 6’0”, 189-pound forward recently attended Team Canada’s Under-20 National Junior Team Summer Development Camp in Calgary, Alberta, recording two assists and six penalty minutes in three games.
Chase was selected by Edmonton in the 7th round, 188th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.