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Cornet signs NHL Entry Level contract

20-year-old left winger was Edmonton's 5th choice, 133rd overall, in 2008 Draft

Tuesday, 04.05.2010 / 4:51 PM / Transactions
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
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Cornet signs NHL Entry Level contract
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have signed left-winger Philippe Cornet to a three-year NHL entry level contract.

Cornet, the Oilers 5th round choice, 133rd overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, recently completed his first season with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the QMJHL, after spending the previous three seasons with the Rimouski Oceanic.

The 6’0”, 173lbs native of Val-Senneville, Quebec, led the Huskies in goals (28) and finished second in team scoring with 77 points (28-49-77) in 65 games.

In 235 career games, Cornet has amassed 224 points (97-137-224)    .

PHILIPPE CORNET
Left Wing
6’0”   173 lbs.   Shoots: Left
Born: March 28, 1990; Val-Senneville, Quebec
Edmonton’s 3rd choice (5th round), 133rd overall, in 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Rimouski QMJHL 46 7 14 21 8 - - - - -
2007-08 Rimouski QMJHL 61 23 26 49 24 9 3 3 6 6
2008-09 Rimouski QMJHL 63 29 48 77 34 13 4 11 15 14
2009-10 Rouyn-Noranda QMJHL 65 38 49 77 32 - - - - -
QMJHL TOTALS 235 97 137 224 98 22 7 14 21 20


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