The Edmonton Oilers decided to re-sign forward Josh Currie to a two-year contract on Wednesday. Over the next two seasons, Currie, who plays both center and right wing, will make $687,500 each year at the National Hockey League level and $260,000 overall at the American Hockey League level with the Bakersfield Condors.
The contract is a two-way contract. He will make $100,000 in his first year with the Condors and $160,000 in his second year with the Condors.
Last season with the Condors, Currie led Bakersfield with 46 points in 68 games. He had 20 goals, 26 assists, 52 penalty minutes and was a +3. Currie's 20 goals was second on the Condors (one goal back of Ty Rattie, who led the Condors with 21 goals) and his 26 assists were also second on the Condors (two assists back of defenseman Joey Laleggia who led the Condors with 28 assists).
Currie has played the last three seasons with the Condors. He has had 52 goals and 54 assists for 106 points in 188 games. From 2008 to 2016, Currie also played for the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Junior A Hockey League, the Prince Edward Island Rocket of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and the Condors, Gwinnett Gladiators and Norfolk Admirals of the ECHL.
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