May 1, 2018 5:18 pm

Edmonton Oilers sign Finnish goaltender Mikko Koskinen

Finland goaltender Mikko Koskinen (19)makes a save against Canada during first period men's Olympic quarterfinal action hockey action at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

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The Edmonton Oilers have signed free-agent goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a one-year contract worth a reported $2 million with a $500,000 signing bonus.

The deal can’t be officially signed until July 1.

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Koskinen has spent the last five seasons in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia, playing the last four years with SKA St. Petersburg.

He posted a 1.57 goals-against average and .937 save percentage last season, which ranked him second in both categories.

Koskinen has a career 1.99 goals-against average and a .929 save percentage in his five seasons in the KHL.

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The 6’6″ goaltender has competed for Finland in several international events including the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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