Aug 12, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT
The Edmonton Oilers will have options at center this season after coming to terms with 2014 third overall pick Leon Draisaitl.
The 6-foot-1, 209-pound native of Cologne, Germany scored 38 goals and 57 assists in 64 regular season games with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League in 2013-14. He added a goal and two helpers in four playoff games.
At the 2014 World Hockey Championship, Draisaitl had a goal and three assists in seven games.
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