Nikolaj Ehlers

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Birthday
14, 1996
Birthplace
Denmark
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1996 (age 23)
Birthplace
Denmark

About

Danish left wing who was a first-round selection by the Winnipeg Jets in the 2014 NHL Draft. Earlier in his career, he played for the Canadian Hockey League team the Halifax Mooseheads.

Before Fame

He played his youth career for Switzerland's EHC Biel hockey club and went on to make his professional debut for the National League A team.

Trivia

He helped his Denmark national ice hockey teams win gold at both the 2013 World U18 Division I Championship and the 2014 World Junior Division I Championship.

Family Life

The son of professional Danish ice hockey player and coach Heinz Ehlers, he grew up with a younger sister named Caroline and with an older brother, Sebastian, who played for Denmark's Aalborg Pirates hockey team.

Associated With

He and Pascal Leclaire both played for the Halifax Mooseheads in the early 2000s.