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Kailer Yamamoto signs two-year deal with Edmonton Oilers – Edmonton
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Kailer Yamamoto signs two-year deal with Edmonton Oilers – Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers and right winger Kailer Yamamoto have agreed to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $3.1 million. The Oilers announced the deal Wednesday evening. The team and player avoid a salary arbitration hearing that had been scheduled for Sunday. Read more: Kevin Lowe retiring from Edmonton Oilers: ‘He exemplifies leadership’ “You never want to really go to an arbitration hearing because in order to try to win your case, you have to probably put things out that you don’t want to put out. It’s a relationship business,” said Oilers general manager, Ken Holland on Wednesday’s edition of Inside Sports on 630 CHED. “That’s a last resort, the arbitration hearing.”Yamamoto, 23, played 81 regular season games for the Oilers in 2021/22 and ...