Jimmie Ölvestad
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
191 lb (87 kg)
SEL Team
F. Teams
Djurgårdens IF
Tampa Bay Lightning
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born February 16 1980 (1980-02-16) (age 40),
Stockholm, SWE
NHL Draft 88th overall, 1999
Tampa Bay Lightning
Pro Career 1998 – present

Jimmie Ölvestad (born February 16, 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey right wing. He was drafted in the third round, 88th overall, by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. Currently, he is playing in the Swedish Elite League for Djurgårdens IF.

Ölvestad had played three seasons in Sweden for Djurgårdens IF before coming to the NHL in the 2001–02 season to play for the Lightning. After three seasons in North America, during which he appeared in 111 NHL games with the Lightning, Ölvestad returned to Djurgårdens IF during the 2004–05 NHL lockout. While the NHL resumed play in the 2005–06 season, Ölvestad remained in Sweden.

He scored 3 goals and 14 assists in the 111 NHL games.

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