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Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Kurtis Foster to a two-year contract

EDMONTON - Edmonton appears to have a found a replacement for Sheldon Souray, signing free-agent defenceman Kurtis Foster to a US$3.6-million, two-year deal.

Foster had 42 points in 71 games for the Tampa Bay Lightning last season.

The 28-year-old will likely find a spot among the top four defencemen for the rebuilding Oilers.

Edmonton continues to explore trade options for Souray.

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