Oilers sign veteran goalie Pickard as depth piece

Jul 13 2022, 6:20 pm

The Edmonton Oilers have added another yet another goalie, reportedly signing Calvin Pickard.

Prior to joining the Oilers, Pickard has played eight seasons for five teams in the NHL. Across his career, he has a record of 35-54-10 with a goals against average of 3.04 and a save percentage of .903 in 116 games.

With the Red Wings this past season, he was 1-1-0 in three games with a goals against average of 4.30 and a save percentage of .875.

In 43 games with the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins, Pickard sported a 21-16-6 record, .918 save percentage and a 2.58 GAA.

The news was first reported by Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff, who expects Pickard to be the third goaltender behind  new signing Jack Campbell and Stuart Skinner.

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