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Oilers Sign Gregory Stewart

Friday, Jul. 16th, 2010

General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with free agent left-winger Gregory Stewart on a one-year contract.

Stewart, 24, spent the majority of last season with the Hamilton Bulldogs in the American Hockey League. In 45 games he had 10 points (5G, 5A) and 90 penalty minutes.

The 6’2”, 197lbs winger also saw action in five games with the Montreal Canadiens being held pointless with 11 penalty minutes.

Stewart, who hails from Kitchener, Ontario, played his junior with the Ontario Hockey Leagues’s Peterborough Petes. In 186 games he posted 44 goals and 39 assists for 83 points along with 270 penalty minutes.

Stewart has appeared in 26 career NHL games collecting one assist and 48 penalty minutes.

He was originally drafted by the Canadiens in the 8th round, 246th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

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