The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed defenceman Jamie Oleksiak to a three-year contract. The contract carries an average annual value of $2,137,500.
The Penguins have re-signed defenseman @jamieoleksiak to a three-year contract.
The deal runs through the 2020.21 campaign and it carries an average annual value of $2,137,500.
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Oleksiak, 25, was acquired by the Penguins in December from the Dallas Stars. The former-first round pick had a career year last season, posting five goals, 17 points and a plus-13 rating in 68 games.
In 187 games with the Stars and Penguins, Oleksiak has 11 goals and 36 points.
Oleksiak is the older brother of Canadian Olympic swimmer Penny Oleksiak.