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Oilers sign Kassian to extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Zack Kassian to a three-year contract extension

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Zack Kassian to a three-year contract extension. 

Kassian, 26, appeared in 79 games with the Oilers last season, posting 24 points (7G, 17A) and 101 penalty minutes. He also notched three goals and 27 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games.

The 6'3", 207-pound winger has appeared in 313 career NHL games, accumulating 98 points (45G, 53A) and 522 penalty minutes. He has also played in 21 playoff games, posting three goals and 33 penalty minutes.

The Windsor, Ontario native has represented his country several times internationally, most recently at the 2011 World Hockey Championship. He has also played for Canada at the 2009 U18 World Junior Hockey Championship and the World under-17 Challenge.

Kassian was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round, 13th overall in the 2009 NHL Draft.

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