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Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Eetu Laurikainen to entry-level contract

05/12/2015 11:13 EDT | Updated 05/12/2016 05:59 EDT
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Eetu Laurikainen on a two-year entry-level contract.

The 22-year-old Laurikainen appeared in 37 games this season with the Espoo Blues of Finland's SM-liiga, posting a 17-10-9 record, 2.10 goals against average, .933 save percentage and four shutouts.

The six-foot, 185-pound netminder also spent two seasons with the Western Hockey League's Swift Current Broncos, posting a record of 55-43-12 with four shutouts. He also played in 11 career WHL playoff games for the Broncos.

The Jyvaskyla, Finland native represented his country internationally at the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championship.

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