Oilers sign Alex Plante to entry-level contract
|Alex Plante was Edmonton's 2nd choice (1st round), 15th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. (Photo by Mark Rogers)
The 20-year-old defenceman led Hitmen blueliners in scoring during the playoffs with 6-9-15 in 18 games with 41 penalty minutes. He was tied for 21st overall in playoff scoring in the Western Hockey League and fourth among defencemen.
Plante scored 18-71-89 with 344 penalty minutes in 224 career regular season games with Calgary from 2004-05 to 2008-09. His total of 45 points in 2008-09 was a career high.