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Oilers agree to terms with Hamilton

GM Steve Tambellini signs 19-year-old left-winger to 3-year entry level contract

Monday, 18.04.2011 / 2:21 PM / Transactions
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has signed 19-year-old Curtis Hamilton to a three-year entry level contract.
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with left-winger Curtis Hamilton on a three-year entry level contract.

Hamilton, 19, finished his fourth season with the Western Hockey League's Saskatoon Blades, appearing in 62 games collecting 82 points (26G, 56A), a +48 plus/minus rating and 22 penalty minutes. In 10 playoff games, the Kelowna, British Columbia native notched four goals and seven assists.

Hamilton, 6’3”, 206-pounds, has played in 216 career WHL games with the Blades and has 173 points (67G, 106A) and 95 penalty minutes.

Internationally, Hamilton represented Canada at the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship, recording four goals in seven games.  He also played in the 2009 IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship.

Hamilton was drafted by Edmonton in the 2nd round, 48th overall, in 2010.

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