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Oscar Klefbom
Oscar Klefbom 2016.jpg
Born July 20 1993 (1993-07-20) (age 24),
Karlstad, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
219 lb (99 kg; 15 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team Edmonton Oilers
Ntl. team Flag of Sweden Sweden
NHL Draft 19th overall, 2011
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2010–present

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 careerEdit

Whilst playing professionally in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), Klefbom was signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a three-year contract on June 12, 2012.[1]

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.[2] 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.[3]

He scored his first playoff goal April 12, 2017 vs the San Jose Sharks.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Färjestad BK J18 Elit 19 6 10 16 1
2010–11 Färjestad BK SEL 23 1 1 2 2
2011–12 Färjestad BK SEL 33 2 0 2 4 11 0 1 1 2
2012–13 Färjestad BK SEL 11 0 3 3 2
2013–14 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 48 1 9 10 10 2 0 1 1 4
2013–14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 17 1 2 3 0
2014–15 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 9 1 7 8 4
2014–15 Edmonton Oilers NHL 60 2 18 20 4
2015–16 Edmonton Oilers NHL 30 4 8 12 6
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 12 26 38 6 12 2 3 5 0
NHL totals 189 19 54 73 16 12 2 3 5 0
SHL totals 67 3 4 7 8 11 0 1 1 2

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden U17 Bronze medal icon 6 1 3 4 2
2011 Sweden WJC18 Silver medal icon 6 1 3 4 4
2012 Sweden WJC Gold medal icon 6 1 1 2 2
2015 Sweden WC 5th 8 1 3 4 4
Junior totals 18 3 7 10 8
Senior totals 8 1 3 4 4

Awards and HonoursEdit

Award Year
WJC First Team All-Star 2012 [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. (2012-06-12) "Oilers sign prospect Klefbom to three-year deal". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved on 2012-06-12. 
  2. Oilers rally, beat Wild in shootout. National Hockey League (2014-03-11). Retrieved on 2014-03-12.
  3. Oilers, Edmonton (2015-09-19). Anaheim Ducks at Edmonton Oilers. Retrieved on 2015-09-19.
  4. First Team All-Stars. The Sports Network (2013-12-02). Retrieved on 2013-12-02.

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick
2011
Succeeded by
Nail Yakupov

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