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Oliver Bjorkstrand

Born:April 10, 1995Draft:2013 Blue Jackets, 89th Overall
Hometown:Herning, DENPosition:RW
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Denmark/USA

Oliver Bjorkstrand (born 10 April 1995) is a Danish professional ice hockey forward for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bjorkstrand was selected by the Blue Jackets in the third round, 89th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Born and raised in Herning, he is the son of American hockey coach Todd Bjorkstrand and the brother of Patrick Bjorkstrand.

Oliver Bjorkstrand Columbus Blue Jackets
Oliver Bjorkstrand with the Columbus Blue Jackets (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Oliver Bjorkstrand Statistics

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Achievements

  • Denmark U17 DM Best Forward — 2010-11
  • Denmark U17 Most Assists (West) (26) — 2010-11
  • Denmark U17 Most Goals (West) (28) — 2010-11
  • Denmark U17 Most Points (West) (54) — 2010-11
  • Danish Champion — 2011-12
  • Danish Cup Champion — 2011-12
  • Danish Cup Final MVP — 2011-12
  • Danish League Rookie of the Year — 2011-12
  • U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2011-12
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2012-13
  • U20 WJC (D1A) Bronze Medal — 2012-13
  • WHL Champion — 2012-13
  • WHL Most Goals by Rookie (31) — 2012-13
  • WHL Most Points by Rookie (63) — 2012-13
  • U20 WJC (D1A) Best Forward — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC (D1A) Gold Medal — 2013-14
  • WHL (West) First All-Star Team — 2013-14
  • WHL Playoffs Most Goals (16) — 2013-14
  • WHL Playoffs Most Points (33) — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2014-15
  • WHL (West) First All-Star Team — 2014-15
  • WHL Best Plus/Minus (+60) — 2014-15
  • WHL Most Goals (63) — 2014-15
  • WHL Most Points (Bobby Clarke Trophy) (118) — 2014-15
  • WHL Player of the Year (Four Broncos Trophy) — 2014-15
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion — 2015-16
  • AHL Playoffs Most Goals (10) — 2015-16
  • AHL Playoffs Most Goals by Rookie (10) — 2015-16
  • AHL Playoffs Most Points by Rookie (16) — 2015-16
  • AHL Playoffs MVP (Jack A. Butterfield Trophy) — 2015-16
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2016-17

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