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Oilers sign defenceman Mark Fayne, forward Benoit Pouliot

New York Rangers winger Benoit Pouliot (67) looks to pass the puck off against Montreal Canadiens'Thomas Vanek (20) during the second period in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in New York. The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Mark Fayne and forward Pouliot. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Kathy Willens

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New York Rangers winger Benoit Pouliot (67) looks to pass the puck off against Montreal Canadiens'Thomas Vanek (20) during the second period in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in New York. The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Mark Fayne and forward Pouliot. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Kathy Willens

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Mark Fayne and forward Benoit Pouliot.

Fayne signed a US$14.5-million, four-year deal with Edmonton. He spent the past four seasons with the New Jersey Devils, where he had 13 goals and 35 assists in 242 regular-season games.

Pouliot signed a five-year deal worth a reported $20 million.

Fayne, a six-foot-three, 215-pound native of Nashua, N.H., was drafted in the fifth round, 155th overall, of the 2005 draft.

Pouliot spent last season with the New York Rangers, helping them reach the Stanley Cup final. He had his best statistical season with the Rangers, scoring 15 goals and adding 21 assists in 80 games. He had five goals and five assists in the playoffs.

The 6-3, 199-pound native of Alfred, Ont., has 76 goals and 84 assists over 371 games with Minnesota, Montreal,Boston, Tampa Bay and New York.

He was selected fourth overall by the Wild in 2005.

The Oilers also signed 6-6, 228-pound defenceman Keith Aulie to a one-year contract.

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