EDMONTON, AB - Edmonton Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Peter Chiarelli, announced the Oilers have signed forward Patrick Russell to a one-year contract.
Russell, 25, completed his second season with the AHL's Bakersfield Condors in 2017-18. The 6'0", 205-pound forward appeared in 68 games, posting 27 points (14G, 13A), 48 penalty minutes and a -1 plus-minus rating.
The native of Bickerod, Denmark also represented the host country at the 2018 World Hockey Championship last month, marking his second world championship appearance with Denmark (2017, 2018). Russell also played for his country at two Under 18 World Hockey Championships (2010, 2011) and two World Junior Hockey Championships (2011, 2013).
Russell joined the Oilers organization in 2016-17, signing as an undrafted free agent after two years at St. Cloud State.