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Oilers sign veteran centre Chris Kelly to professional tryout contract

Ottawa Senators' Chris Kelly takes part in day two of training camp in Ottawa on Sept. 23, 2016. The Edmonton Oilers signed veteran forward Chris Kelly to a professional tryout contract on Sunday.Kelly played in all 82 regular season games last season for the Ottawa Senators and scored five goals and seven assists. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
September 10, 2017 - 4:41 PM

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers signed veteran forward Chris Kelly to a professional tryout contract on Sunday.

Kelly played in all 82 regular season games last season for the Ottawa Senators and scored five goals and seven assists.

The six-foot, 193-pound centre also appeared in two playoff games as the Senators made it to the Eastern Conference final before being eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Kelly has played 13 NHL seasons with the Boston Bruins and Senators, scoring 289 points in 833 career games.

The 36-year-old from Toronto won a Stanley Cup with Boston in 2011.

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