Oliver Bjorkstrand

Player Info


Birthdate

Apr 10th, 1995

Height

6-0

Weight

175

Shoots

R

Jersey No.

29

Position: 

RW

Birth Town

Herning, DEN

Current Season Stats: 

GP G A PTS +/- PIM Shots Shooting %
26 11 6 17 -6 6 72 15.30%

Biography: 

2016-17 NOTES: Returned on loan to Cleveland (AHL) by Columbus (NHL) on 12/19/16…Added by Columbus (NHL) on emergency recall on 12/9/16…Assigned to Cleveland (AHL) by Columbus (NHL) on 10/21/16.CAREER NOTES: Posted 4-4-8 with a +6 rating in 12 appearances for Columbus (NHL) in 2015-16, Bjorkstrand’s first-career NHL games played…Contributed 17-12-29 with ten penalty minutes in 51 regular-season appearances for Lake Erie (AHL) in 2015-16…Ranked third on Lake Erie roster with 17 regular-season goals in 2015-16…Helped Lake Erie claim 2016 Calder Cup as AHL Champions and scored Cup-clinching goal with 1.9 seconds remaining in the first overtime of Game Four of the Calder Cup Finals on June 11, 2016, delivering the city of Cleveland its tenth Calder Cup in AHL history and first professional sports championship since 1964 (52 years)…Awarded 2016 Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as Calder Cup Playoff MVP following 10-6-16 performance in 17 postseason appearances…Led all AHL skaters with ten goals in 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs and ranked tied for third with 16 postseason points…Tied AHL record with six game-winning goals and set a new AHL record with three overtime goals in 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs...Helped Herning Blue Fox claim 2011-12 Danish Cup while earning Danish Cup Finals MVP Award and Rookie of the Year honors…AMATEUR CAREER: Posted 144-146-290 in 193 appearances for Portland (WHL) spanning three seasons from 2012-15…Appeared in 2012-13 CHL Top Prospects Game…Helped Portland claim 2012-13 WHL Championship…Named to 2013-14 and 2014-15 WHL (West) First All-Star Team…Awarded 2014-15 Four Broncos Trophy as WHL Player of the Year in 2014-15 after leading the WHL in goals (63), points (118) and plus/minus…Led WHL Playoffs in goals (13) and points (25) in 17 postseason appearances in 2014-15…Helped Denmark claim 2012-13 IIHF World Junior Championship (D1A) Bronze Medal and 2013-14 IIHF World Junior Championship (D1A) Gold Medal en route to earning “Best Forward” honors in 2013-14 WJC (D1A) Tournament.