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RELEASE: Oilers sign Kassian to contract extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Zack Kassian to a four-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Zack Kassian to a four-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season.

Kassian, 29, has appeared in 44 games with the Oilers this season, posting 28 points (13G, 15A), six penalty minutes and a +5 plus/minus rating. He already has five multi-point games on the season and played in his 500th career NHL game on Dec. 18 against St. Louis.

The right winger is on pace for a career offensive year in 2019-20, currently only one point from matching his career best of 29 points in a season (set in 2013-14), two goals off his career-best of 15 goals (2018-19), and two assists short of his career best 17 assists in a season (2016-17).

The 6'3", 211-pound forward has appeared in 510 career NHL games, registering 171 points (80G, 91A), 780 penalty minutes and a -30 plus/minus rating.

Kassian has played in 312 games as an Oiler, notching 105 points (45G, 60A) and 473 penalty minutes. 

The Windsor, Ontario native has appeared in 21 career NHL playoff games, including 13 games with Edmonton in 2016-17, recording three goals and 27 penalty minutes. 

Kassian was selected by Buffalo in the first round, 13th overall at the 2009 NHL Draft.

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