The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Eric Gryba to a two-year contract extension.
Gryba, 29, appeared in 40 games with the Oilers last season, posting six points (2G, 4A) and 65 penalty minutes. He also appeared in three playoff games.
The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native ranked second among Oilers defencemen in hits (145) and also recorded 47 blocked shots.
The 6'4", 225-pound blueliner has accumulated 41 points (7G, 34A) and 327 penalty minutes in 258 career NHL games. He has also played in 13 playoff games, registering 35 penalty minutes.
Gryba was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 3rd round, 68th overall in the 2006 NHL Draft.