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RELEASE: Oilers select Philip Broberg 8th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft

The Edmonton Oilers, with their first round selection, eighth overall in the 2019 NHL Draft, have selected defenceman Philip Broberg from AIK of Sweden Allsvenskan (SWE-DII).

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

VANCOUVER, BC - The Edmonton Oilers, with their first round selection, eighth overall in the 2019 NHL Draft, have selected defenceman Philip Broberg from AIK of Sweden Allsvenskan (SWE-DII).

Broberg, 17, spent last season with the AIK, recording nine points (2G, 7A) and 14 penalty minutes in 41 games. He also played eight games for AIK J-20 in the Swedish SuperElit, posting eight points (2G, 6A).

Video: DRAFT | Philip Broberg

The 6'3", 200-pound defenceman represented Sweden at the 2019 IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship, registering six points (2G, 4A), six penalty minutes and a +2 plus-minus rating in seven games. Broberg also played for Sweden at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship, appearing in four games, recording one assist. 

PROSPECT PROFILE: Philip Broberg

The native of Orebro, Sweden was a standout at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, posting four points (3G, 1A) and a +4 plus-minus rating. He led all defensemen in goals scored (3), and ranked second among defensemen in tournament scoring (4pts).

For Philip Broberg's background and statistics, click HERE.

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