Leon Draisaitl, Oilers Agree to 8-Year, $68 Million Contract Extension

The Edmonton Oilers and restricted free agent Leon Draisaitl have agreed on an eight-year, $68 million contract extension through the 2024-25 NHL season. Edmonton

Source: Bleacher Report
Date: 2017-08-16

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Twitter reacts to Edmonton Oilers signing Leon Draisaitl: "That's a lot of cheddar."

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract at $8.5 million per.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-08-16

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Oilers Extend Draisaitl For 8 Years

IT FINALLY HAPPENED! The Edmonton Oilers have just announced the signing of Leon Draisaitl to an 8-year contract with an annual AAV of 8.5 million: The #Oilers have signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an AAV of $8.5 million: https://t.co/33JNhg5WQb pic.

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2017-08-16

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OILERS SIGN LEON DRAISAITL

Leon Draisaitl has signed an eight-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers, the organization confirming AAV at $8.5 million. That’s about $250,000 a year more than I’d estimated, expect a major reaction over the price. Draisaitl was drafted just three summers ago and a lot has happened since then. Edmonton finally got their big center after decades of looking (Mark Messier left in 1991) and the big man’s rise

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2017-08-16

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Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to $68 million contract

Centre Leon Draisaitl has inked a $68 million, eight-year contract with the Oilers. The team announced the deal Wednesday morning.  The #Oilers have signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an AAV of $8.5 million: https://t.co/33JNhg5WQb

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-08-16

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Leon Draisaitl signs eight-year extension with Edmonton Oilers worth $68 million

After months of worrying, creating offer sheet scenarios, and general waiting, the Edmonton Oilers have finally agreed to terms with Leon Draisaitl on a new eight-year deal worth $68 million dollars. While everyone knew that the big centreman needed a contract this summer, I don’t think that any of us would have guessed that things...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-08-16

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Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to eight-year extension

The Edmonton Oilers have signed RFA Leon Draisaitl to a contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday. The new deal comes with an eight-year term and a $8.5 million cap hit.

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-08-16

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Is the Leon Draisaitl contract done?

The Leon Draisaitl contact may or may not be done, and it may or may have been leaked by Jiri Poner, an old teammate of Leon’s father. It’s either that or I’m over-reacting and Leon just beat him at a round of golf or something anti-climactic. Let’s take a look. Jiri Poner uploaded the image...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-08-16

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Edmonton Oilers' netminding hopeful Dylan Wells made giant strides in his Draft +1 season

2017 Edmonton Oilers prospects #14 Dylan Wells Previously: #27 in 2016 A year ago, netminder Dylan Wells was an afterthought in the Edmonton Oilers’ pipeline. Selected in the fifth round of the 2016 NHL draft, he debuted on the Cult of Hockey‘s summer prospect series as th

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-08-16

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Draisaitl Signing Imminent?

I’m going waaaaaaay out on a limb right now with this but there were some subtle hints posted on the socials today that may or may not be pointing to Leon Draisaitl signing with the Oilers right soon. The first: Gratulation Leon A post shared by Jiri Poner (@jiriponer) on

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2017-08-16

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Why Kailer Yamamoto will NOT make the 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers

Fall’s early stirrings are in the air in Oil Country. Speculation on the upcoming NHL season is beginning, roster possibilities are being thrown around, and recently, one idea is building momentum among some Oilers’ fans: Kailer Yamamoto stands a good chance of making the team. You can understand why the idea has its supporters. The 2017 1st rounder was flat-out dominant in the WHL last year, posting a sparkling 42-57-99 with the Spokane Chiefs. He looked very good

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2017-08-16

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WWYDW: What would you be willing to do to bring in a franchise defenceman?

Let’s imagine, for a moment, a spectacularly unlikely hypothetical situation: The Los Angeles Kings crater next season. Further, the Kings determine that between their older core, their salary cap problems and their poor performance both during and post-Darryl Sutter, the timing is right for a rebuild. As a result, they determine to shop Drew Doughty...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-08-16

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