Edmonton Oilers signal Jesse Puljujarvi to 1-year deal – EdmontonNews WAALI

The Edmonton Oilers have signed winger Jesse Puljujarvi on a one-year deal.

The team announced this on Tuesday afternoon. The contract is valued at $3 million.

Puljujarvi filed for salary arbitration over the weekend.

That #Oiler Jesse Puljujarvi have signed a one-year, $3 million deal. The Finnish forward posted a career-high 36 points in 65 games last season.

— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) July 26, 2022

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Puljujarvi is ending his fifth NHL season, appearing in 65 games, scoring 14 goals and making 22 assists for 36 points.

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The 24-year-old got off to a quick start last season but struggled at times to produce in the second half — including in the playoffs — after picking up injuries and spending time in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols.

He added three points — one goal and two assists — in the Oilers’ 16 playoff games.

Puljujarvi was drafted fourth overall by the Oilers in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft.

He has played 259 games, has 46 goals and 52 assists, and has 76 penalties with a plus/minus +18.

Earlier Tuesday, the Oilers announced the addition of former NHL defenseman Mark Stuart to their coaching staff for the upcoming season.

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