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BREAKING: The Edmonton Oilers Have Announced an Exciting Signing

Published October 10, 2023 at 11:07
BY SKY

Oilers Lock in Top Defensive Prospect

The Edmonton Oilers have solidified their future on the blue line by officially signing defenseman Beau Akey to a three-year entry-level contract. Akey's impressive performance during the Oilers' rookie and preseason games this year has not only earned him a spot on the team but also garnered comparisons to NHL sensation Cale Makar.

The contract details for Akey's entry into the NHL are as follows:

Year 1:


Salary: $775,000
Signing Bonus: $95,000
Games Played Bonus: $80,000
Minor League Salary: $82,500
Year 2:

Salary: $800,000
Signing Bonus: $95,000
Games Played Bonus: $55,000
Minor League Salary: $82,500
Year 3:

Salary: $825,000
Signing Bonus: $95,000
Games Played Bonus: $30,000
Minor League Salary: $82,500
With a manageable cap hit of $895,000 and an average annual value (AAV) of $950,000, Akey's signing is a promising development for the Oilers.

As fans eagerly anticipate Akey's debut in the NHL, his potential impact on the team's defensive prowess is already generating excitement.


The Oilers have high hopes for this emerging talent, and Akey's journey as a "Beau-nafide" Oiler has officially begun.

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