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Air Force Goalie Shane Starrett Signs with Edmonton

shane starrett Matt Dewkett

The Edmonton Oilers announced on Monday that they have signed Air Force sophomore goalie Shane Starrett to an entry-level contract.

Starrett is a 6-5 195 lbs. goalie with tremendous athleticism that put together two great seasons for the Falcons. This past year, he posted a .925 save percentage and 1.99 goals against average, while leading Air Force to a top-15 finish nationally and the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament.

Because Starrett was only a sophomore, he is not bound by the Air Force Academy’s post-graduate military service requirement, allowing him to play for the Oilers organization.

Terms of Starrett’s contract were not disclosed by the Oilers.