Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Theo Peckham to one-year extension

EDMONTON – Theo Peckham agreed to a one-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.

The 23-year-old defenceman was a restricted free agent.

Peckham appeared in 71 games for Edmonton last season, scoring 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) while amassing 198 penalty minutes.

He earned US$550,000 last season.

Peckham has appeared in 102 career games with the Oilers since being selected in the third round of the 2006 draft.

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In another move Monday, the Oilers signed goalie Yann Danis to a one-year deal. He spent last season with Amur Khabarovsk in the KHL.

In 45 career games with the Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils, the 30-year-old Danis has a 16-20-3 record, 2.72 goals-against average and .912 save percentage.