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RELEASE: Oilers sign Safin

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Ostap Safin to a three-year entry-level contract

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Ostap Safin to a three-year entry-level contract.

Safin, 19, has appeared in 56 games with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's (QMJHL) Saint John Sea Dogs this season, posting 53 points (24G, 29A) and 29 penalty minutes.

The 6'5", 191-pound forward leads Saint John in points, goals and assists in his first season in the QMJHL.

The Prague, Czech Republic native has represented his country several times, most recently at the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship, appearing in seven games recording three points (1G, 2A) and six penalty minutes.

Safin was selected by the Oilers in the 4th round, 115th overall in the 2017 NHL Draft.

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