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Kytnar Signs with Edmonton Oilers

May 31, 2009 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Saskatoon Blades News Release

Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today that the Oilers have signed center Milan Kytnar to a three-year entry level contract.

Kytnar, 20, was Edmonton's fifth pick (127th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry draft and joins the Oilers after two seasons in the Western Hockey League.

This past season, the 6'0", 180 pound native of Topolcany, Slovakia registered 27 goals, 37 assists, and 89 penalty minutes in 65 games with the Saskatoon Blades. In seven post-season games, he added three goals, one assist, and 14 penalty minutes.

While playing with the Kelowna Rockets in 2007-08, the WHL rookie posted nine goals, 13 assists, and 66 penalty minutes in 62 regular season games, adding four penalty minutes in seven playoff contests.

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