Lauri Korpikoski Takes PTO With Calgary

Former Edmonton Oilers forward Lauri Korpikoski is taking a professional tryout (PTO) with the Calgary Flames, the team announced this week.

Korpikoski was bought out of the final year of a four-year contract this summer. The deal had an actual cash value of $3 million and a $2.5 million AAV.

The 30-year-old left wing signed the four-year pact with the Phoenix Coyotes and before being acquired by the Oilers prior to the start of last season.

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He put up 10 goals and 22 points in 71 games while putting up some unpleasant possession marks. He was the owner of a -7.19% adjusted CF%Rel according to Corsica.

Korpikoski will compete for a roster spot with team prospects as well as other players with the team on a tryout like Jamie Devane and Chris Higgins.