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FORMER OILER OLLE ERIKSSON EK MAKES NHL DEBUT

Monday, April 10th
FORMER OILER OLLE ERIKSSON EK MAKES NHL DEBUT

FORMER OILER OLLE ERIKSSON EK MAKES NHL DEBUT

Goaltender Olle Eriksson Ek becomes fifth Oiler to make NHL debut in ECHL era

TEMPE, Ariz.— The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks, are proud to announce that former Oiler Olle Eriksson Ek made his NHL debut against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, April 8, 2023.  

The Karlstad, Sweden native became the fifth Oiler in the ECHL era to make his NHL debut. All five NHL alumni have been tutored by current head coach Rob Murray.

Eriksson Ek, 23, appeared in 32 games as an Oiler, going 13-13-4 with a .902 save percentage and a 2.98 GAA.

The 6’3, 189 lbs. goaltender becomes the second member of his family to play in the NHL. His brother, Joel Eriksson Ek, is a center and alternate captain for the Minnesota Wild.

Eriksson Ek (ANA) joins Austin Poganski (WPG,STL), Dakota Joshua (STL, VAN), Bryce Kindopp (ANA) and Hunter Drew (ANA) as Oilers alumni in the NHL.

Eriksson Ek is the 740th ECHL alumnus to reach the NHL level.   

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