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Chris Vande Velde signs NHL Entry Level contract

Monday, 05.04.2010 / 3:49 PM / Transactions
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Chris Vande Velde signs NHL Entry Level contract
Vande Velde just completed his fourth season with UND.

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General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with Chris Vande Velde on a two-year NHL entry level contract.

Vande Velde, the Oilers 5th choice, 97th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, recently completed his fourth season with the NCAA’s University of North Dakota. The 6’2”, 204-pound centre from Moorhead, Minnesota, led the team in scoring this season with 41 points (16G, 25A) in 42 games.

The 22-year-old recreation and tourism major signed an Amateur Tryout (ATO) with the Springfield Falcons.

 
CHRIS VANDE VELDE
Centre

6’2”   204 lbs.   Shoots: Left

Born: March 15, 1987; Moorhead, Minnesota

Edmonton’s 5th choice (4th round), 97th overall, in 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

 
                                                                        REGULAR SEASON                      PLAYOFFS

SEASON  TEAM                               LEAGUE   GP      G      A  PTS  PIM       GP      G      A  PTS  PIM

 

2003-04     Moorhead H.S.                 USHS-MN  29     19     24     43        -           -        -        -        -        -

2004-05     Moorhead H.S.                 USHS-MN  30     35     32     67     28           -        -        -        -        -

                  Lincoln                               USHL            7       1       4       5       0          4       0       2       2       0

2005-06     Lincoln                               USHL          56     16     20     36     70          9       1       3       4     10

2006-07     U of North Dakota            WCHA         38       3       6       9     37           -        -        -        -        -

2007-08     U of North Dakota            WCHA         43     15     17     32     38           -        -        -        -        -

2008-09     U of North Dakota            WCHA         43     18     17     35     69           -        -        -        -        -

2009-10     U of North Dakota            NCAA          42     16     25     41     22           -        -        -        -        -

 

COLLEGIATE TOTALS                                     166     52     65   117   166           -        -        -        -        -

 

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