Samorukov signs with Oilers
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release/EdmontonOilers.com
The Edmonton Oilers have signed 2017 third round selection Dmitri Samorukov to a three-year entry level contract.
The 6’2″, 180-pound defenceman appeared in 67 games with the Ontario Hockey League’s (OHL) Guelph Storm last season, posting 20 points (4G, 16A) and 41 penalty minutes.
The Volgograd, Russia native has represented Russia most recently at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, posting two assists and 16 penalty minutes in five games. Samorukov has also represented Russia twice at the World Under-18 Hockey Championship (2015, 2016), as well as the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.