Edmonton Oilers Sign Jeff Skinner to 1-Year, $3 Million Contract

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed Jeff Skinner to a 1-year, $3 million contract after he was bought out a couple days ago. Skinner has never made the playoffs in his career, but he hopes to change that now by joining the Stanley Cup contending Oilers. He began his career with the Carolina Hurricanes before signing with the Buffalo Sabres. However, he has yet to experience postseason hockey, enduring a 14-year playoff drought. Last season with the Sabres, Skinner notched 24 goals and 22 assists for 46 points. Despite having 3 years left on his contract in Buffalo before being bought out, he is now looking forward to the opportunity with the high-flying Oilers. Below are the potential top line combinations for next season, which look promising:

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