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RELEASE: Oilers sign Bouchard

The Edmonton Oilers have signed 2018 first round pick (10th overall) Evan Bouchard to a three-year entry-level contract

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have signed 2018 first round pick (10th overall) Evan Bouchard to a three-year entry-level contract.

Bouchard, 18, led the OHL's London Knights in scoring in 2017-18, with 87 points (25G, 62A), while posting a +23 plus-minus rating.


 
The native of Oakville, ON served as team captain in London and was a finalist for the Max Kaminsky Trophy as OHL Defenceman of the Year and the Red Tilson Trophy as Most Valuable Player.

The 6'2", 195-pound right-handed blueliner also played for Canada's National Under-18 Team at the 2016 Hlinka Cup, where Canada finished fifth.  

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