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Oilers sign Klinkhammer and Hamilton

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have agreed to terms with winger Rob Klinkhammer and winger Ryan Hamilton on one-year contract extensions.

Klinkhammer, 28, has spent time with the Arizona Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins this season, prior to being acquired by Edmonton in a trade on January 2nd.

The Lethbridge, Alberta native has appeared in 47 games this season, posting eight points (4G, 4A) and 17 penalty minutes and he also leads the Oilers in hits, accumulating 183 this season.

The 6’3”, 214-pound forward has registered 41 points (20G, 21A) and 48 penalty minutes in 157 career NHL games.

Hamilton, 29, has spent time this season with the Edmonton Oilers and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons.

The 6’2”, 219-pound winger has appeared in five games with the Oilers this season, recording two points (1G, 1A) and two penalty minutes. He scored his first career NHL goal on February 10th against the New York Islanders.

Hamilton has also appeared in 32 games for the Barons this season, posting 29 points (15G, 14A), six penalty minutes and a plus 11 rating.

The Oshawa, Ontario native has registered five points (1G, 4A) and four penalty minutes in 19 career NHL games. He has also notched one assist in two career playoff games.

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