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Edmonton Oilers Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Valentin Zykov • #73 • LW
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'1", 224 lbs.
Born:May 15, 1995 (23 yrs) in St. Petersburg, RUS
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Los Angeles in 2013 (2/37).
Acquired:Claimed off waivers from Carolina in 2018.
Shoots:R
2018-19 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 15 0 3 3 -1 2 0 0 0 9:42 13 0.20
On Pace 67 0 13 13 -4 9 0 0 0 9:42 58 0.19
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has a very strong lower base, so he is very difficult to knock off the puck. Works the corners of the ice well and protects the puck with aplomb. Has a good shot and scoring instincts, too.
Flaws: May be more of a complementary winger than go-to scorer at the highest level, since he doesn't have huge upside. Also needs to continue to work on his play without the puck.
Career Potential: Quality, versatile winger with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AHL Willie Marshall Award 2017-18
Canadian Hockey League Rookie of the Year 2012-13
QMJHL Rookie of the Year 2012-13
QMJHL Michel Bergeron Trophy 2012-13
QMJHL All-Rookie Team 2012-13
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