The Edmonton Oilers signed a defenceman this morning, but it wasn’t the name that everyone has been waiting for. Early Saturday morning the team announced that they had signed Vancouver Giant defenceman David Musil. Musil was the Oilers second round pick at the 2011 NHL entry draft and while the Oilers didn’t need to sign him for another year since he is almost a lock to return to the Giants, but it is a sign that that the Oilers see him fitting well into their future plans.
But then, as the the afternoon dragged on the news that Justin Schultz had chosen to the sign with the Edmonton Oilers broke, and by the Oilers themselves. Shultz was easily the most sought after UFA of the summer up until this point and becomes the biggest name the Oilers have signed in recent history, bigger even than signing Sheldon Souray.
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