Jakob Chychrun
North American Skater - Sarnia, OHL
Final Rank:4Midterm Rank:2
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:205
Born:March 31, 1998Hometown:Boca Raton, Fla.
Born in:Boca Raton, FL, USA
Drafted: 2016: ARI (1st Round / 16th Overall) 

• Chychrun patrolled the blue line as an alternate captain for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League in 2015-16, where he recorded 11-38—49 in 62 games. A strong two-way defender, Chychrun produced at a point-per-game clip for Sarnia in the postseason recording 2-6—8 in seven contests.

• After being picked first overall by the Sarnia Sting in the 2014 OHL Priority Selection, Chychrun registered 16-17—33 in 2014-15 – his first OHL campaign – and ranked second in scoring among rookie defensemen. His successful first OHL season earned him First All-Rookie Team and Third All-Star Team honors.

• Chychrun served as an alternate captain for Team Canada at the 2016 Under-18 World Championship, registering 1-3—4 in seven games for the fourth place club.

• Posted 16-27—43 in 29 games for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens of the Greater Toronto Hockey League in 2013-14 and then added 5-8—13 in 14 playoff games to help his team secure the Kraft Cup Championship.

• His father, Jeff Chychrun, played 262 career NHL games as a defenseman with the Flyers, Kings, Penguins and Oilers. His uncle, Luke Richardson, also patrolled the blue line for 1,417 career NHL games with the Maple Leafs, Oilers, Flyers, Blue Jackets, Lightning and Senators.

• Lists his favorite NHL players as Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby.

NEWS:

CHYCHRUN RECAPS SEASON WITH SARNIA


GETTING TO KNOW JAKOB...

My go-to karaoke song is: 'Call Me Maybe' by Carly Rae Jepsen
Last TV show I binge-watched is: Never watched a full TV series in my life. Prefer movies.
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Chris D'Elia
The app I spend way too much time on is: Sudoku
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Italian food
The athletes I admire most are: Sidney Crosby, Conor McGregor, Cam Newton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jonathan Toews
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Drake
One thing people don't usually know about me is: I was a very good student
I am inspired by: Family, friends, other athletes, songs
I am afraid of: Snakes
I dream of: Winning the Stanley Cup

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2015-2016SARNIAOHL6211384951
2014-2015SARNIAOHL4216173337
2013-2014ONTARIO (2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR51344