Thread: Stauffer: Mitch Holmberg
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02-17-2014, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by stratedge View Post
Sorry to throw some logic in peoples faces but with 48 contracts the Oilers aren't going to sign any undersized skilled fringe players to NHL contracts right now. I think the sole reason Stauffer mentions the kid is that he's from Edmonton, not for any Oilers based reason.

At the most, he could get a look in the off season after the Oilers shed some AHL and ECHL players. If I'm making a wager, it's that the most he gets offered by the Oilers is an AHL only contract for next season and a "let's see how you do".
If he were signed, the contract would begin next season.

He would sign a PTO to play with OKC for the remainder of this season after his WHL season ended.

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