Edmonton Oilers sign Jesse Puljujarvi for 3 years

edmonton oilers sign jesse puljujarvi

The Edmonton Oilers signed Jesse Puljujarvi, the fourth-overall pick at the 2016 NHL draft, to a three-year entry level contract.

Puljujarvi spent last season with the Finnish Elite League's Oulu Karpat, scoring 13 goals and 15 assists in 50 games. He also tallied 9 points in 10 playoff games.

The winger represented his country most recently at the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championship, leading the tournament in scoring with 17 points in 7 games, helping Finland capture a gold medal. His 17 points ranked him second in all-time points for a player under the age of 18 at the tournament, behind Jaromir Jagr and tying Wayne Gretzky and Eric Lindros.

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