Oilers sign Russell to one-year deal

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. –  The Bakersfield Condors announced today that the Edmonton Oilers have signed RW Patrick Russell to a one-year NHL contract. Russell was an unrestricted free agent.

RUSSELL (stats)

  • Career highs in goals (18), assists (22), and points (40) in 2018-19; in addition was second-best on the team at +30
  • Had seven points (2g-5a) in 10 AHL Calder Cup Playoff games
  • One of five Condors to make their NHL debuts in 2018-19 with the Oilers against Calgary on November 17; he played six games in Edmonton
  • Led the Condors with two shorthanded goals and was third in shots with 145
  • Recorded 84 points (40g-44a) in 187 career AHL games, all with Bakersfield
  • Represented Denmark for the third time at the 2019 IIHF World Championships in May
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