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Linus Omark & Chris Vande Velde sign NHL Entry Level contracts

Tuesday, 06.04.2010 / 4:31 PM / Transactions
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
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Linus Omark showcases one of his highlight-worthy shootout
moves during international play with Team Sweden last year.

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

Omark, the Oilers 4th choice, 97th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, played 56 games in the KHL with Moscow Dynamo this season collecting 36 points (20G, 16A).

The 23-year-old native of Overtornea, Sweden, played four seasons for Lulea HF in the Swedish Elite League prior to playing with Moscow. In his last year with Lulea HF the 5’11, 188-pound winger scored 23 goals and added 32 assists for 55 points in 53 games.


LINUS OMARK
Forward
5’11”   188 lbs.   Shoots: Left
Born: February 5, 1987; Overtornea, Sweden
Edmonton’s 4th choice (4th round), 97th overall, in 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2005-06 Lulea HF SEL 19 0 1 1 10 3 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Lulea HF SEL 50 8 9 17 32 - - - - -
2007-08 Lulea HF SEL 55 11 21 32 46 - - - - -
2008-09 Lulea HF SEL 53 23 32 55 66 5 0 5 5 4
2009-10 Moscow Dynamo KHL 56 20 16 36 34 - - - - -
SEL TOTALS 177 42 63 105 154 8 0 5 5 4

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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Author: Edmonton Oilers Press Release

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