Jujhar Khaira

spencer97

2017-09-29

 

 

Jujhar Khaira, LW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-3

Weight: 195

Born: 1994-08-13

Hometown: Surrey, British Columbia

Drafted:  2012, 63rd overall by Edmonton

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

September 2017- During the 2016-17 season, Khaira really took a big step forward. The powerful winger improved in almost every area. Khaira only managed to suit up for 10 NHL games due to injuries but he showed his worth in those games. The winger from Surrey, BC is expected to earn a full-time roster spot for this upcoming season and also play significant minutes on the penalty kill. Spencer Pomoty

October 2016: Jujhar Khaira has played only three of the five Condors games but is leading the squad with five points. Khaira has professional size and is a good skater with decent offensive abilities. While he is a top center for the Condors, his game likely better translates to a bottom-six role at the NHL level. Like many players, his game will be different at the NHL level. His offensive skills work in Bakersfield, but a simplified, north and south game is what Khaira will likely bring to the Edmonton Oilers. His size and good hands in close, and playing center help him be a net-front presence at any level. Khaira skated with Edmonton for 15 games last season and is likely to be the first option should the Oilers need help from the farm. Zachary Devine

November 2015 – Khaira has been recalled to the Oilers for the very first time in his young career. After the injury to Nail Yakupov, the Oil were once again strapped for bodies up front and Khaira (seven points in 16 games with Bakersfield) has gotten the chance. Khaira will add some size to the forward core and could potentially