Edmonton Oilers Signs Restricted Free Agent Kailer Yamamoto for One Year – Edmonton | The Canadian News

The Edmonton Oilers struck a deal with one of their promising young forwards, announcing Saturday that they signed Kailer Yamamoto to a one-year deal worth $ 1.175 million.

The five-foot-eight, 155-pound winger finished the 2020-21 NHL regular season with 21 points from 52 games, often playing in line with Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

READ MORE: Kailer Yamamoto Enjoys Riding Shotgun With Edmonton Oilers Big Guns

The Oilers’ first-round draft pick in the 2017 entry draft averaged 16:22 ice time per game with the Oilers last year.

Edmonton Oilers right wing Kailer Yamamoto attempts to put the puck past Ottawa Senators goalie Matt Murray during the second period of NHL action on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, in Ottawa.

THE CANADIAN PRESS / Adrian Wyld

The 22-year-old Spokane, Wash., Native has accumulated 20 goals and 52 points in 105 regular-season games with the Oilers over the past four seasons.

The story continues below the ad.

READ MORE: Edmonton Oilers Rookies Jump into Game Action Saturday Night

Check it out below: (As of October 4, 2017) Kailer Yamamoto made the team to start the season. So how does the rookie feel before their first official game? And who will you seek guidance from?


Click to play video: '19 Year Old Kailer Yamamoto's First Oilers Game'



19-year-old Kailer Yamamoto’s first set of Oilers


19-year-old Kailer Yamamoto’s First Game of Oilers – October 4, 2017

© 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.



Reference-globalnews.ca

Leave a Comment