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RELEASE: Oilers select Berezkin, Engaras, Lindewall

Edmonton uses its final three picks of the 2020 NHL Draft to select three more forwards

by Press Release /

EDMONTON, AB - The Oilers concluded the 2020 NHL Draft by selecting three more forwards: Maksim Berezkin 138th overall, Filip Engaras 169th overall and Jeremias Lindewall 200th overall.

The Russian winger Berezkin has one assist in seven games with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL so far during the 2020-21 season and scored 25 goals and 29 assists in 51 games with Yaroslavl's MHL junior team in 2019-20.

The Swedish centreman Engaras plays for the University of New Hampshire, with whom he scored eight goals and seven assists in 25 games during the 2019-20 season. Prior to going to UNH, he was a member of the Skelleftea AIK program and scored 16 goals with 18 assists in 40 games in the Swedish junior league in 2017-18.

The Swedish winger Lindewall has scored four goals and four assists in four games so far during the 2020-21 season with MODO in the national junior league, following up on his 2019-20 campaign that saw him tally 11 goals and 17 assists in 39 games.

This Oilers did not select a defenceman at the NHL Draft for the first time since 1991, and 2020 marks the first time in franchise history the team has drafted all forwards.

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