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Detroit — The Red Wings officially announced the signing Tuesday of defenseman Oliwer Kaski to a one-year entry level contract.

Kaski, 23, spent this past season with the Lahti Pelicans in SM-Liga, Finland’s top professional league. In 59 games, Kaski had 19 goals and 32 assists for 51 points, ranking sixth overall in scoring.

Kaski (6-foot-3, 190 pounds) won the Lasse Oksanen trophy as the league’s best player during the regular season after leading all defensemen in goals and points.

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In three seasons in Finland, Kaski had 73 points (30 goals, 43 assists) in 144 games, with a plus-15 rating and 20 penalty minutes.

Kaski was also on the Finland team which Sunday defeated Canada to win the men’s world championship in Slovakia, earning two assists in 10 games.

A native of Pori, Finland, Kaski played at Western Michigan during the 2015-16 season, earning 12 points (four goals, eight assists) during the season.

Kaski is expected to compete for a spot on the NHL roster.

Also on the personnel front Tuesday, Grand Rapids goalie Harri Sateri is leaving the organization, signing a one-year contract with Sibir Novosibirsk in the KHL.

Sateri played 40 games with the Griffins, with a 22-11-5 record and 2.84 goals-against average and .899 save percentage.

That leaves recently signed Filip Larsson, a 2016 sixth-round draft pick, as the only goaltender on the Griffins roster, depending on whether the Wings decide to bring back goatlender Patrik Rybar, who is a free agent.

ted.kulfan@detroitnews.com

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