Oilers sign defenceman Oscar Klefbom to seven-year contract extension

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EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers signed defenceman Oscar Klefbom to a seven-year contract extension on Sunday.

Klefbom recorded 20 points, including two goals, in 60 games last season with Edmonton. He ranked second among Oilers defencemen in points (20) and time on ice (21:59), setting career highs in both categories. He also ranked third among Oilers defencemen in blocked shots (102).

The 22-year-old also spent part of the 2014-15 season with the American Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Barons, posting eight points in nine games.

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Klefbom has spent his entire NHL career with the Oilers since being selected by Edmonton in the first round (19th overall) in the 2011 NHL draft. He has 23 points (three goals) in 77 career NHL games.

The Karlstad, Sweden native has also represented his country several times internationally, most recently at the 2015 World Hockey Championship. He also captured a gold medal with Sweden at the 2012 World Junior Hockey Championship that was hosted in Edmonton and Calgary.

The Canadian Press

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