Leon Draisaitl’s big contract a fair price for Oilers to pay

When general managers sign players to these maximum-term deals, with eight years of hockey ahead for both team and player, whether or not we quibble over the money, the conversation boils down to one thing. Age. With the Edmonton Oilers signing

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Date: 2017-08-16

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Terry Jones: Oilers go all-in with Draisaitl contract

It was worth the wait for Leon Draisaitl. Eight years at $8.5 million a year has to be viewed as the upper and outer limits of what the Edmonton Oilers alternate superstar was going to get with Connor McDavid receiving $12.5 million a year. But he got it. The Oilers got him. And there was never really a doubt, even though a few fans insisted on getting themselves twisted into pretzels because Drasaitl didn’t get done the day after McDavid. The Draisaitl d

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-08-16

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#9 - Ryan Strome

The range of outcomes is wide, will he get o’er? Jordan Eberle spent seven seasons with the Edmonton Oilers. In every one of those seasons, Eberle played at a 20-goal, 50-point pace. Over the course of his career, Eberle scored 165 goals and 384 points in 520 games, or 26 goals and 61 points per 82 games.

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Date: 2017-08-16

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Oilers banking on Draisaitl’s big potential with eight-year, $68-million deal

Leon Draisaitl cashed in on his breakout year, signing an eight-year, $68-million deal with the Oilers, and Edmonton is banking on the 21-year-old to prove he's worth every penny. When the dust finally settled on the Edmonton’s massive eight-year, $100-million contract extension with Connor McDavid, the question on everyone’s mind was what McDavid’s deal meant for the Oilers and Leon Draisaitl. The 21-year-old, a restricted free agent this summer, was coming off of

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2017-08-16

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Leon Gets Paid

The Oilers have agreed to an 8-year, $68 Million dollar contract for Leon Draisaitl Leon Draisaitl just became the second Oiler to sign a long term mega deal with the Oilers this of

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Date: 2017-08-16

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The Dynamic Duo is locked up for the next eight years

The time for speculation is over. No more speculation about offer sheets. No more speculation about testing the free agent market at the earliest age possible. No more speculation about wanting to play in Toronto, New York, or wherever else. The Oilers now have their dynamic duo locked up at for eight more seasons. Earlier in...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-08-16

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Leon Draisaitl | I think I have much more upside

Source: Fan Rag Sports
Date: 2017-08-16

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Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Leon Draisaitl, Put Panic to Rest

After weeks of panic and uncertainty, the Edmonton Oilers have put the hysteria to rest and re-signed Leon Draisaitl, the team announced Wednesday. The eight-year, $68 million contract pays Draisaitl $8.5 million per season, and this is the last free agent the Oilers had to sign this offseason. This is also the second long-term deal […] Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Leon Draisaitl, Put Panic

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-08-16

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Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Leon Draisaitl, Put Panic to Rest

After weeks of panic and uncertainty, the Edmonton Oilers have put the hysteria to rest and re-signed Leon Draisaitl, the team announced Wednesday. The eight-year, $68 million contract pays Draisaitl $8.5 million per season, and this is the last free agent the Oilers had to sign this offseason. This is also the second long-term deal […] Edmonton Oilers Re-Sign Leon Drais

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-08-16

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Leon Draisaitl Signs 8-Year Contract With Oilers

After some delay, the Edmonton Oilers have another top forward back with the team as they signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year extension worth an average salary of $8.5 million per year. The 21-year old native of Cologne, Germany recently completed his third National Hockey League (NHL) season. After his rookie season struggles in 2014-15, he was sent down to the Kelowna Rockets where he completely dominated the WHL. He returned during the 2015-16 season and never looked back.

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2017-08-16

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Edmonton Oilers lock up Leon Draisaitl for eight years

Huge news breaking from Edmonton Oilers’ camp on Wednesday:

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-08-16

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Oilers sign Leon Draisaitl to 8-year, $68M deal

The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an average annual value of $8.5 million US.

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2017-08-16

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