Ryan Mantha signs NHL contract with Edmonton

By @MichaelCaples –

It’s “Trade Deadline Day” for NHL franchises today, but that didn’t stop the Edmonton Oilers from making a different kind of acquisition.

The club announced today that they have signed Clarkston native Ryan Mantha to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Mantha, a defenseman, is in the midst of his third season with the Niagara IceDogs of the OHL. He has 51 points in 58 games, along with 56 penalty minutes.

He was originally a fourth-round pick of the New York Rangers in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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