|Olivier Roy at Oilers Development camp in July 2010 (Photo by Andy Devlin / Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club).
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with goaltender Olivier Roy
on a three-year entry level contract.
Roy, 19, is currently playing with the Acadie-Bathurst Titan in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) and has appeared in 45 games with a 29-13-2 record, 2.79 GAA and .911 save percentage.
Roy was drafted by the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in the QMJHL in 2007 and in 155 career games he has a 94-49-6 record with a 2.76 GAA and .903 save percentage.
Internationally, the 6’0”, 180-pound goaltender has played for Team Quebec at the 2008 ADT Canada-Russia Challenge and he was part of the silver-medal winning Team Canada at the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship.
The Causapscal, Quebec native was drafted by the Oilers in the 5th round, 133rd overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
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