Oliver Kylington
European Skater - Farjestad, SWEDEN
Final Rank:6Midterm Rank:1
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:185
Born:May 19, 1997Hometown:Sundbyberg, Sweden
Born in:Stockholm, SWE
Drafted: 2015: CGY (2nd Round / 60th Overall) 

• A two-way defenseman, Kylington split the 2014-15 season between Farjestad of the Swedish Hockey League (2-3—5 in 18 GP) and AIK of Sweden’s second division (4-3—7 in 17 GP). He also suited up for 10 games with Farjestad’s junior team, registering 4-3—7 in 10 appearances. In 2013-14, Kylington became the youngest player to score a goal in SHL history (16 years, 4 months, 10 days) after netting the game-winner in his Farjestad debut.

• Internationally, Kylington has represented Sweden at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He was unable to participate in the 2015 World Junior Championship due to injury.

• Lists Johnny Oduya of the Chicago Blackhawks and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, both fellow blueliners, among his favorite NHL players.

• His mother is a native of Eritrea, a country on the Horn of Africa with a population of approximately 6.3 million people.

NEWS

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FAVORITES

NHL team:
New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks
NHL player:
Johnny Oduya, Patrick Kane, Drew Doughty
Shootout move:
"Forehand, backhand, five hole"
Goal celebration:
"You will see"
Video game:
NHL, FIFA
Movie:
Star Wars, Rush Hour, James Bond
TV show:
Entourage, The O.C.
Actor:
Chris Tucker
Musician:
Swedish House Mafia, Jay-Z
Sport (other than hockey):
Soccer, floorball
Athlete (non-hockey):
LeBron James, Fernando Torres

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019STOCKTONAHL1877148
2017-2018STOCKTONAHL627283518
2016-2017STOCKTONAHL606212722
2016-2017Sweden (2017 WJC Championships)NATOUR70448
2015-2016STOCKTONAHL3745910
2015-2016SWE U20 (4 Nations tournament - Dmitrov 2015)ITLTOUR31342
2014-2015FARJESTADSWEDEN182354
2014-2015AIKSWEDEN-2174376
2014-2015FARJESTAD JR.SWEDEN-JR.104372
2014-2015SWE U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2014)ITLTOUR51232
2014-2015SWE (2015 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR50224
2014-2015SWE U18 (5 Nations in Kravare & Poruba 2015)ITLTOUR40112
2014-2015SWE U20 (4 Nations tournament - Prerov 2014)ITLTOUR30002
2013-2014FARJESTADSWEDEN322466
2013-2014FARJESTAD JR.SWEDEN-JR.215162122
2013-2014FARJESTAD U18SWE-JR. U1821232
2012-2013SODERTALJE JR.SWEDEN-JR.393101312
2012-2013SODERTALJE U18SWE-JR. U1830000
2011-2012SODERTALJE U18SWE-JR. U18130334