Oilers agree to terms with Potter

General manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers, parent club of the AHL’s Oklahoma City Barons, have agreed to terms with free-agent defenseman Corey Potter on a one-year two-way contract.

Potter, 27, spent last season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League where he scored 37 points (7g, 30a) and 52 penalty minutes in 75 games.

The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Lansing, Mich., native has appeared in 321 career AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Hartford, collecting 28 goals and 111 assists for 139 points.

Potter, who was originally drafted by the New York Rangers in 2003, also has skated in nine NHL games with the Rangers and Penguins with a goal and assist.