May 22, 2019 5:52 pm

Edmonton Oilers sign goalie Oliver Rodrigue to entry level deal

Olivier Rodrigue (#33), player of Drummondville Voltigeurs, season 2018-19 of the QMJHL in Drummondville, Que., Friday, September 28, 2018.


The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Olivier Rodrigue to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Rodrigue, 18, has played for the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League the past three seasons.

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The native of Chicoutimi, Que., tied for first in the QMJHL with 35 wins this past season and then guided Drummondville to the third round of the playoffs.

The six-foot-one, 165-pound Rodrigue has a career QMJHL record of 80-56 with an .895 save percentage and 2.80 goals-against average.

Rodrigue has represented Canada internationally on four occasions, most recently at the 2018 world under-18 championship.

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