Perhaps us thinking the opportunity existed doesn’t necessarily make it so, but I would like to hear the whole story. Philip Broberg. He’s a lock for the first round, and some teams may even consider him in the top ten. Unfortunate that Trevor Zegras wasn’t the guy selected at eight.
You could make a case that he could’ve gone anywhere in the top 5- including first overall in hindsight. Geesh! Your sense of self importance is a bit over the top. –McKeen’s Hockey. Additional improvement when it comes to his release as well as puck distribution could make him a high-scoring defenseman. © The Hockey Writers 2020. Home > News > 2019 > 06/21 > Edmonton Oilers select D Philip Broberg 8th overall.
NOPE! I am just guessing if that’s the idea, this is the first step towards that goal. Everyone was thrilled when Columbus went off the board with Dubois and we got him at #4.
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On the fly, he pays close attention to where the puck’s going and where it’s been. If everything goes his way and he continues to progress the way he has, Broberg should be a top pairing defender in the NHL, if not the number one. Hopefully the Katz#2 era will learn from the mistakes made during the first decade of the Katz#1 era (see Chicago transition from father to son as a template). Another high-end Swedish defenseman that is a complete NHL prospect package.” – Dan Marr, director of NHL Central Scouting.  Approaching the 2019–20 season, Broberg announced he would remain in Sweden to play in the SHL with Skellefteå AIK to continue his development. This allows him to read the play early and make the most of any time and space found. Similar? You are remotely qualified to second guess a GM of 20+ years? He was also quite ill around the time his league performance dipped. Dusty spoke with other NHL scouts and they said Broberg was not a top 10 pick. So far this season, Broberg has put up seven points in 27 games which is impressive production for someone so young in that league. Thanks for the info. He’s not a high-end skill type. This allows him to read the play early and make the most of any time and space found. He has offense in his game and will be a solid defender. Philip Broberg (born 25 June 2001) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing with Skellefteå AIK of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) as a prospect under contract to the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Why would the Oilers want to draft left hand wingers right now? 1. Good grief. All the other prospects have their highlight reel built around their junior year. We present them here for purely educational purposes. He is at least a year or two away from the NHL. Also it’s not like wingers are hard to find. IMO Boldy fits the sniper role better than Zegras. October 2020 – After a bit of a lackluster 2019-2020 season, Broberg was a standout at the Edmonton Oilers’ return to play training camp this Summer and even suited up against the Flames in the exhibition game before the play-in series against Chicago. Because every draft wingers are available. Blame the management all you want for his development but he was spoon feed more than Tkachuk. Skating ability is being more and more prioritized in the NHL. He was there on behalf of his father (who is sick), and I assume he’ll slowly start assuming some of his Dad’s owner duties. (Curtis Joe, EP 2019)Brother: Marcus Broberg, Powered by ALANEN: Joni Jurmo’s Physical Toolkit Makes him one of the D... Around the AHL: AHL prospects take on the WJC, J18 Elit Honestly, Zegras looks more like a playmaker than sniper. With that being said, Broberg recorded just one goal and eight points in 45 games for Skellefteå last year so he has already matched his goal total and is halfway to his point total after only four contests.
If a line can enter the O zone with speed, they will obviously get more offence. Ranked #15 by TSN/McKenzie, 2019 NHL Entry Draft: left-shot rearguard played for AIK in Swedish Allsvenskan league last … First thing I’d do after drafting each player is make them give their phone, laptop, any internet device to the Oilers IT department and block this website. Broberg’s skating ability will help him to take advantage and make an impact in the new NHL.
Talk nice about him. His play against Calgary in that game was not good but it was his first NHL experience and it was also in an exhibition game that was surprisingly fierce. Philip Broberg (born 25 June 2001) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing with Skellefteå AIK of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) as a prospect under contract to the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). So why would we want to add Boldey and Zegras?
His fluid skating ability allows him to punish over-extension immediately with how quickly he can start plays from his own end. Philip Broberg is a gifted two-way defenseman. Sign up at the top of the website. Get access to our unique free agency lists and many more premium features. Although he was less impressive, Broberg did play on Sweden’s World Junior team as Their youngest defender and had one assist in four games. Broberg will represent Team Sweden at the World Juniors as the only first-time draft-eligible player on that roster but his role is expected to be small. 8mX8? Oilersnation is a fan site with no direct affiliation to the Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Entertainment Group, NHL, or NHLPA, 'Short term' demolition targeted for Northlands Coliseum, Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports. No one is saying that Broberg is the second coming of Erik Karlsson but these comparisons do illustrate that his production is fair for a defender his age. His lateral movement isn’t great, though, and his puck-skills and vision don’t seem to be high-end. As a 17-year-old, he made his professional debut in the HockeyAllsvenskan with AIK in the 2018–19 season. He’s the future owner of the club and will be long after we are gone – for better or for worse. Are you a Stathead, too? Philip Broberg does not have any NHL stats. Let’s do our best to not run the kid out of town yet! 8 pick Ken Holland's first pick as GM of the Edmonton Oilers is the Swedish defenceman Philip Broberg from AIK.
It didn’t see holland on the phone trying to work something out as they got closer to picking. That’s why the most sought after D have more assists than goals. Please support us by disabling ad blocker for this site.