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).
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