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FUTURE WATCH: Broberg goes end-to-end for Skellefteå in pre-season

Watch Oilers prospect Philip Broberg showcase his speed and puck control with Skellefteå to open his pre-season in the SHL by starting and finishing an end-to-end rush

by Jamie Umbach / EdmontonOilers.com

It's not even September yet, and Philip Broberg is already making waves in the Swedish Hockey League.

The 18-year-old Oilers prospect opened his pre-season account with an end-to-end rush and finish in a loss to Luleå on Thursday, tallying the only goal for Skellefteå in a 3-1 contest.

Tweet from @EdmontonOilers: We're still a few weeks away from #Oilers training camp but @Philip_broberg1 is already scoring highlight-reel goals with @skelleftea_aik during Swedish Hockey League preseason action! 🤩 pic.twitter.com/BkcxCNcGgC

The Swedish defenceman committed to playing his 2019-20 season in the SHL with Skellefteå after being drafted in the first round, eighth overall by the Oilers at this year's NHL Draft.

Broberg and Skellefteå begin their competitive fixture run in the Champions Hockey League - another competition featuring Europe's best teams from its top-tier leagues - with two-game series' against Bern and Grenoble before beginning their SHL campaign at home against IK Oskarshamn on September 14.

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