After making his NHL debut last season, Oilers re-sign Simpson to one-year deal – NBCSports.com

The Edmonton Oilers re-signed defenseman Dillon Simpson, who appeared in three games for the big club last season.

On Sunday, the team announced it is a one-year deal for Simpson, worth $675,000 at the NHL level, per CapFriendly.

Originally selected by Edmonton in the fourth round of the 2011 NHL Draft, the now 24-year-old Simpson has spent the vast majority of his professional career in the minors.

Last season, he appeared in 53 games for the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors. He scored three times with 11 points. He was recalled to the Oilers in November, before making his NHL debut against Philadelphia on Dec. 8.

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