Trio of players re-sign with Oilers

TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa Oilers, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets and the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose, announced the signings of defenseman Eric Tallent and forwards Brady Ramsay and Justin Mansfield.

Tallent, 29, is entering his third season with the Oilers and his sixth season as a pro. During the 2014-15 campaign,allent appeared in 33 games and tallied 12 points (1g-11a) along with 38 penalty minutes. The native of Garland, Texas finished last season with a +18 rating, tops among all Oilers’ defensemen.

Ramsay returns to the Oilers after beginning his rookie season with the Ontario Reign. After skating in 13 games and posting five points (2g-3a) for Ontario, the 22-year-old was traded to the Oilers in January. Ramsay, who hails from Calgary, Alberta, put up eight points (6g-2a) and 45 penalty minutes in 28 regular-season games for the Oilers and appeared in all five of Tulsa’s postseason contests.

Mansfield originally signed with the Oilers in March of 2015 as an amateur out of Merrimack College. A versatile player who spent time at forward and defense, Mansfield appeared in 11 games and chipped in an assist for his first professional point on March 29 against Wichita. The native of Arlington, Mass. played four years at Merrimack and served as the Warriors’ assistant captain during his senior season.