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RELEASE: Oilers sign Tobias Rieder

The Edmonton Oilers have signed free agent forward Tobias Rieder to a one-year contract

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have signed free agent forward Tobias Rieder to a one-year contract.

Rieder, 25, split the 2017-18 season between Arizona and Los Angeles, posting 25 points (12G, 13A), six penalty minutes and a -12 plus-minus rating. Rieder also appeared in four playoff games with Los Angeles, with a -1 plus-minus rating.

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The 5'11", 188-pound forward has appeared in 312 career NHL games, tallying 117 points (55G, 62A), with 36 penalty minutes and a -60 plus-minus rating. 

The native of Landshut, Germany has represented his country several times internationally, most recently at the 2017 World Hockey Championship, posting one goal in three games. He also represented Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup, recording one assist in six games.

Rieder was originally drafted by Edmonton in the 4th round, 114th pick, at the 2011 NHL Draft.

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