Edmonton Oilers Sign Promising Prospect Goalie

The Edmonton Oilers have added to their goalie depth, as they have signed prospect Connor Ungar to a two-year, entry-level contract. The Oilers also announced that he will be joining the Bakersfield Condors from here. 

Ungar, 22, spent this season with Brock University, and he was nothing short of excellent. The young netminder posted a strong 20-6-0 record to go along with a 2.15 goals-against average (GAA), and a .932 save percentage (SV%). Needless to say, he was dominant while playing with Brock University, and now he has earned this ELC with the Oilers because of it. 

Ungar had another strong season last year with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL, posting a .925 SV% and a 2.58 GAA in 38 games. However, that kind of season surprisingly did not land him a contract from an NHL club. Thankfully for him, that has now changed with the Oilers bringing him in.

With the Oilers needing more goalie depth, it is very understandable that they are taking a shot on Ungar. At worst, he will give them more depth moving forward, but it will be intriguing to see if he can blossom into an NHL talent in the future. 

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