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Markus Niemelainen

Born:June 8, 1998Draft:2016 Oilers 63rd Overall
Hometown:Kuopio, FinlandPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:Edmonton Oilers

Markus Niemeläinen (born June 8, 1998) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Oilers in the third-round, 63rd overall, of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Markus Niemelainen Edmonton Oilers
Markus Niemelainen, Edmonton Oilers (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  • IIHF U18 World Juniors Silver Medal (2015)
  • IIHF U18 World Juniors Gold Medal (2016)