Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers defensemen Philip Broberg (86) and New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier (18) chase a loose puck during the second period at Rogers Place.
Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
Fantasy Hockey

Fantasy Hockey Feature: Philip Broberg's polarizing potential

Philip Broberg has been a bit of a polarizing prospect since he was selected eighth overall by the Edmonton Oilers in 2019. Much of the negative narrative surrounds who the Oilers could have had like Trevor Zegras who went one pick later to the Anaheim Ducks or Matt Boldy who went 12th to the Minnesota Wild. Considering how much Edmonton has and still needs goaltending, Spencer Knight would have been an interesting choice who went 13th to the Florida Panthers. Regardless of all that, Broberg is still waiting for his chance to be a full-time NHLer. When he is, what is his ceiling? Can he be a top-pairing guy? We’ll dig into those questions and much more.

The appeal of Broberg to the Edmonton brass was most certainly his combination of size and skating. At 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds, his feet mo

Access this article with EP Premium

Go Premium to access this article

Register your Premium-membership at eliteprospects.com to get access to this article and more quality, in-depth coverage at EP Rinkside

This article is about:
Fantasy Hockey Bakersfield Condors Edmonton Oilers AHL NHL Philip Broberg
Scoring Leaders