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Oilers ink first-round pick Draisaitl

Edmonton, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - The Edmonton Oilers signed Leon Draisaitl, the third overall pick in the 2014 draft, to a three-year, entry-level contract on Tuesday.

The 18-year-old center played in 64 games for Prince Albert of the Western Hockey League last season, setting career highs in both goals (38) and assists (67).

A German native, Draisaitl's 105 points placed in a tie for fourth in WHL scoring.

08/12 12:25:10 ET

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