Edmonton Oilers sign forward Tyler Benson to one-year extension

Canada

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Tyler Benson to a one-year extension.

The 24-year-old from Edmonton played 29 games for the Oilers last season. He scored his first NHL goal Feb. 20 against the Minnesota Wild.

Benson, whose extension is worth US$750,000, also had four goals and eight assists in 18 games for the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors.

The Oilers drafted him in the second round, 32nd overall in 2016.

The six-foot, 190-pound forward has a goal and two assists in 36 career NHL games.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 6, 2022.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Conversations are opinions of our readers and are subject to the Code of Conduct. The Star does not endorse these opinions.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Calgary is a ‘great fit’ for new Flame Huberdeau following richest contract in franchise history
Coyotes 2022 Offseason Player Reviews: Conor Timmins
Preds sign forward Trenin to 2-year, $3.4M deal
Coyotes sign Lawson Crouse to 5-year deal before arbitration
NHL-bound Russian hockey player wants court to reverse his conscription

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.