The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Tyler Vesel to a one-year contract.
Vesel, 24, appeared in 36 games with the NCAA's University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks this season (NCHC), posting 32 points (11G, 21A) and six penalty minutes. Vesel was the Mavericks' 2018 Hobey Baker Award Nominee, and received the NCHC conference Senior Scholar Athlete Award. He also served as an alternate captain for his final two seasons with the team.
The 5'11", 187-pound forward also appeared in 11 games with the American Hockey League's (AHL) Bakersfield Condors this season, recording six points (3G, 3A) and +1 plus/minus rating.
The Duluth, Minnesota native has accumulated 108 points (39G, 69A) and 16 penalty minutes in 149 career games over four seasons with the Nebraska-Omaha.
Vesel was selected by the Oilers in the 6th round, 153rd overall in the 2014 NHL Draft.