Linus Omark signed on a one-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday. However, deal value is not yet revealed.
Omark was drafted by Edmonton Oilers in 2007 NHL Draft and made his NHL debut in 2010-11 season and recorded 27 points by posting 5 goals. Following season was finished three points (3g-0a). In 65 career NHL games, he recorded 30 points by posting 8 goals and 22 assists.
In the last season he played with Zug of the Swiss League and had 69 points (17g-52a) in 48 games.
The 26 year-old is happy about his agreement and shared his experience via 630 CHED radio – “It’s my dream to play in NHL and I’ll do what it takes to play there someday,”
“I want to play in NHL and that’s been my dream for all my life. So I want to try and make the team this year.” He added.
He played alongside with NHL senior players Henrik Zetterberg and Damien Brunner in the Zug league during the NHL lockout. He said that – “I played with two tremendous players, Henrik Zetterberg and Damien Brunner. I learned a lot from Henrik too. So hopefully I’m better.”
According to Omark, he had a good year,however his foot injury impeded him to play more.