Yamamoto signed with the Seattle Kraken as a free agent on July 2.
Having the opportunity to play with some of the game’s elite, including Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, has been a thrill for Yamamoto.
The deal will carry an average annual value of US$3.1 million.
Yamamoto compiled eight goals, 13 assists and 26 penalty minutes over 52 games for Edmonton last season.
A multi-sport athlete, Kailer Yamamoto credits his time on the diamond for helping aspects of his game on the ice with the Edmonton Oilers.