Kris Versteeg inks professional tryout with Oilers

Free agent winger Kris Versteeg's professional tryout with the Edmonton Oilers is official now.

What It Means:

Versteeg almost headed over to Europe, but will instead vie for a roster spot at Oilers' training camp.

Versteeg scored 38 points (15 goals, 23 assists) in 77 games last season with the Carolina Hurricanes and Los Angeles Kings. He was excellent at driving possession, posting a 57.6 Corsi For Percentage and 6.2 Relative Corsi For at Even Strength.