European Skater
Oliver
Kylington
POSITION: D
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
Weight: 185
Born: 05/19/1997
Mid Term Rank: 1
Nationality: Swedish
Club: Farjestad
League: SWEDEN

• 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