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Kevin Fiala  #56

NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: July 22, 1996  (AGE 18)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: St. Gallen, Switzerland
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: NSH / 2014 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)    Prospect Bio
2015 Playoff Notes: - Saw action in his first career NHL playoff game in Game Four, his second career NHL contest. - Is the sixth youngest player in League history to play in a postseason game. NHL Playoff Notes: - 2015 will be his first career appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Additional Playoff/Championship Notes: - Just the third player to appear in the Under-18 World Championship, World Junior Championship and World Championship all in the same year in 2014. - Led the Swiss in points at both the 2014 Under-18 WC (4g-5a-9pts, 5gp) being named one of the nation's three best players, and World Juniors (1g-4a-5pts, 5gp) as the team's youngest member. - Switzerland's youngest player at the 2014 WC by three years, posting three assists and a team-best 3+ rating while playing alongside Preds defenseman Roman Josi. - Scored two goals in four games while playing in his second consecutive Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in 2013.
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I definitely think going back down helped me, I had a lot of confidence down there, I played a lot of minutes and I think that helped me a lot. With the 37 games up here, that gave me experience as well. I know what it takes to play in the NHL and now it's time for me to show that I'm capable of being a full-time NHL player.

— Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on finishing the 2014-15 season in juniors after playing 37 games with Edmonton to begin the season