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Oskars Bartulis

Oskars Bartulis  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: January 21, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ogre, Latvia
WEIGHT: 184 DRAFTED: PHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (91st overall)
Bartulis will be representing Latvia in his first Olympics as one of two NHL players on the Latvian team. Bartulis played for Latvia at the 2009 World Championship, helping them reach the quarterfinals.

He also represented Latvia at World Under-18 Championship in 2004 where he finished second on his team in scoring with five points in five games.

In 2005, Bartulis led all Latvian defensemen with seven points in five games as Latvia won the Group A division of the World Junior Championship to earn a spot at the 2006 World Junior Championship.

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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract