2018 NHL Entry Draft Prospect

Oliver Wahlstrom

OLIVER WAHLSTROMUSA

Current Team: U.S. NTDP Under-18 Team (USHL)

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Vital Statistics

Position: C • Height: 6-1 • Weight: 198 • Shoots: Right
Birthdate: June 13, 2000 • Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous: N. Yarmouth (HS); Shattuck-SM (Minn. HS); U.S. U-17 (USHL)
QMJHL Draft: 2016 by Cape Breton (Round 4, No. 68 Overall)
USHL Debut: Sept. 23, 2016 (U.S. Under-17 vs. Muskegon)
First USHL Goal: Sept. 23, 2016 (U.S. Under-17 vs. Muskegon)
NCAA Commitment: Harvard

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Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "A high-end individual talent with great skating and skill who is very good offensively, but his play without puck leaves a lot to be desired. At this point, the issue is a lack of accountability in his game." (Recrutes.ca 2017 Draft Guide)

• "Certainly has the makings of a pro, as he is a threat each time the puck is on his stick with the ability to beat defenders with toe drags, wide to the outside with his speed and reach, or sending a pass unexpectedly through some legs for a goal. Yes, he will have to fully round out his game defensively, lessen the perimeter play at times, and show more consistent engagement. Although there is no denying Wahlstrom has natural talent with the ability to be a pro." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)

• "Absolute stud talent with all the tools. Has great size, a powerful skating stride, quick hands, and plenty of hockey sense. ... Puts defenders on his back and boxes them off the puck. Heavy wrist shot. ... Gets lazy away from the puck." (Red Line Report)