Edmonton Oilers sign center Kyle Turris to two-year contract

EDMONTON, AB – The Edmonton Oilers have made their first splash in the free agency market by signing center Kyle Turris to a two-year contract.

The contract is reported to pay Turris, who was bought out by the Nashville Predators last week, an AAV of $1.65-million. The 31-year-old right-shot is a native of New Westminster, B.C. and has played in 12 NHL seasons with the Phoenix Coyotes, Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators.