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Stars re-sign Jamie Oleksiak for one year, $964,688

Jamie Oleksiak is finally under contract. He signed his qualifying offer. Here’s the release from the Stars.

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jamie Oleksiak to a one-year, $964,688 contract.

Oleksiak, 24, registered seven points (5-2=7) in 41 regular-season games for Dallas in 2016-17. His five goals marked a career-high and were third amongst Stars defensemen. He has appeared in 119 regular-season contests over the past five years, all with Dallas, and has 19 career points (6-13=19).

Internationally, Oleksiak represented Canada, winning the bronze medal, at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship.

The 6-foot-7, 255-pound native of Toronto, Ontario was originally selected by Dallas in the first round (14th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.