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Edmonton Oilers re-sign goalie Jeff Deslauriers to a one-year contract

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FILE--Phoenix Coyotes\' Matthew Lombardi (15) scores a goal against Edmonton Oilers\' Jeff Deslauriers, back left, as Oilers\' Shawn Horcoff (10) looks on in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 3, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz. The Oilers have re-signed goaltender Deslauriers to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ross D. Franklin Author: The Hockey News

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Edmonton Oilers re-sign goalie Jeff Deslauriers to a one-year contract

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EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed goaltender Jeff Deslauriers to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday.

Deslauriers was 16-28-4 last season with a 3.26 goals-against average and .901 save percentage.

The St-Jean-Richelieu, Que., native took over between the pipes after veteran netminder Nikolai Khabibulin went down with a back injury.

Deslauriers put together a season-best five-game winning streak in December, backstopping the Oilers to five consecutive road victories.

The 26-year-old was drafted by Edmonton 31st overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

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Edmonton Oilers re-sign goalie Jeff Deslauriers to a one-year contract