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Oilers bring back captain Pleskach

TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa Oilers, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues, announced  the signing of forward Adam Pleskach.

Pleskach returns for his eighth pro season, coming off a season that saw him lead the ECHL with 38 goals, while posting a career-high 75 points. The veteran forward leads all Oilers in the ECHL era with 280 points (140g-140a) in 348 games.

The 31-year-old earned a spot in the 2019  ECHL All-Star Classic in Toledo and a berth on the All-ECHL First Team. Pleskach also made his mark on the all-time Oilers’ leaderboard, climbing into second place in both career goals (172) and games played (399), and third in points (331).

Prior to the Oilers time in the ECHL, Pleskach tallied 59 points (33g-26a) in 61 career Central Hockey League games, earning CHL All-Rookie Team honors.

The Beausejor, Manitoba native played collegiately at American International College, registering 114 points (59g-55a) in 138 career games. Pleskach led the Yellow Jackets in goals and points in all four of his seasons with the team, garnering a spot on the Atlantic Hockey Association All-Rookie team in 2009-10 before earning spots on the AHA Third and Second All-Conference Teams in his junior and senior seasons, respectively.