|Born||July 20, 1993,|
|6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
219 lb (99 kg; 15 st 9 lb)
|NHL team||Edmonton Oilers|
|NHL Draft||19th overall, 2011|
Oscar Erik Anders Klefbom (born July 20, 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected 19th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Oilers.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
During the 2013–14 season, his first in North America, Klefbom was recalled from Edmonton's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons, to the NHL to make his debut on March 11, 2014, against the Minnesota Wild, where he recorded one assist in a 4–3 shootout victory. On March 28, Klefbom scored his first career NHL goal against Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller in a 4–3 overtime victory.
On September 19, 2015, Klefbom signed a seven-year, $29.2 million contract extension with the Edmonton Oilers.
He scored his first playoff goal April 12, 2017 vs the San Jose Sharks.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2009–10||Färjestad BK||J18 Elit||19||6||10||16||1||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||48||1||9||10||10||2||0||1||1||4|
|2014–15||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||9||1||7||8||4||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and Honours[edit | edit source]
|WJC First Team All-Star||2012|||
References[edit | edit source]
- (2012-06-12) "Oilers sign prospect Klefbom to three-year deal". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved on 2012-06-12.
- Oilers rally, beat Wild in shootout. National Hockey League (2014-03-11). Retrieved on 2014-03-12.
- Oilers, Edmonton (2015-09-19). Anaheim Ducks at Edmonton Oilers. Retrieved on 2015-09-19.
- First Team All-Stars. The Sports Network (2013-12-02). Retrieved on 2013-12-02.
[edit | edit source]
- Oscar Klefbom's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Oscar Klefbom's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick