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Oliver Bjorkstrand | Winger

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (20) / 4/10/1995
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 166
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Oliver Bjorkstrand went on a 12-game goal scoring streak in the WHL.
Bjorkstrand's run ended on Saturday, but his point streak is still going as he recorded two assists. He has 52 goals and 97 points in 51 WHL contests this season after recording 51 goals and 109 points in 69 contests in 2013-14. "Oh my god, it's impressive," said Ryan Johansen, also a product of Portland. "Back-to-back 50 goals in any league … it's a huge, huge accomplishment for Oliver. I'm definitely happy for him." Mar 9 - 9:29 AM

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Oliver Bjorkstrand had a goal and an assist in Denmark's 3-2 shootout loss to Russia in the opening game of the 2015 World Juniors.

Bjorkstrand was taken with the 89th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He excelled at the WHL level in 2013-14 with 50 goals and 109 points in 69 contests. It's looking like he'll have similar success in 2014-15 after scoring 21 goals and 40 points in 28 games with the Portland Winterhawks this season.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 03:58:00 PM

Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Oliver Bjorkstrand leads the WHL in playoff scoring with 15 goals and 28 points in 14 games.

The talented forward is in his second season with the Portland Winterhawks as he was drafted in the third round, 89th overall in the 2013 draft. He exploded in the regular season with 50 goals and 109 points in 69 games and has continued his outstanding play in the post-season. The native of Herning, Denmark is talented and it looks like the Blue Jackets have made an outstanding third round pick.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 07:26:00 AM

Columbus has signed Oliver Bjorkstrand to a three-year, entry-level contract.

He has amassed 25 goals and 31 assists in 32 games to rank himself fourth in WHL scoring with 56 points. "Oliver Bjorkstrand is a talented player with a tremendous work ethic, and we believe he has an extremely bright future," Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen said in a statement. "He is enjoying a breakout season in the WHL this year, and is one of a group of young players in our organization that we are very excited about." He is currently playing in his second year with the Portland Winterhawks and was taken in the third round of the 2013 draft.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 11:19:00 AM

Oliver Bjorkstrand has been cut from the Columbus Blue Jackets' training camp roster.

Bjorkstrand had 31 goals and 63 points in 65 WHL games last season. He will report to the Portland Winterhawks.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 06:40:00 PM

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2Brandon Dubinsky
3Artem Anisimov
4Mark Letestu
LW1Scott Hartnell
2Nick Foligno
3Matt Calvert
4Jack Skille
5Corey Tropp
6Boone Jenner
7Jeremy Morin
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Alexander Wennberg
3Jared Boll
4David Clarkson
5Rene Bourque
6Marko Dano
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2Fedor Tyutin
3Ryan Murray
4David Savard
5Kevin Connauton
6Justin Falk
7Cody Goloubef
8Dalton Prout
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2Curtis McElhinney