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Puljujarvi officially returns to the Oilers, signs two year deal

2020 with yet another surprise!

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2020 just keeps on serving up surprises...

The latest surprise in the most surprising year in history involved the Edmonton Oilers and disgruntled former 4th overall pick Jesse Puljujarvi. Well... don't look now but Puljujarvi is officially BACK in Edmonton, having signed a two year contract with the Oilers earlier today.

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 According to TSN insider Frank Seravalli, Puljujarvi's new deal will come with a $1.175 million cap hit

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Read below for the full press release courtesy of the Oilers' official website:

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers have signed forward Jesse Puljujarvi to a two-year contract through the 2021-22 season.
The 22-year-old Finnish winger was Edmonton's first-round selection, fourth overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft and is currently playing for Karpat in Finland's Liiga, with whom he's scored one goal in two games.
Puljujarvi scored 53 points (24 goals, 29 assists) in 56 games with Karpat last season and has 37 points (17 goals, 20 assists) in 139 career NHL games with Edmonton.
He also has 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists) in 53 AHL games with the Bakersfield Condors.
Puljujarvi has been loaned to Karpat for the beginning of the 2020-21 season.