Play-driving winger with a nose for scoring areas and refined off-puck habits. A safe bet as a top-nine winger in the NHL with the potential for more.
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June 2023 – Ohgren had a great 2022-23 season playing for Djurgardens IF in the HockeyAllsvenskan in what was his first full season as a professional. Ohgren experienced strong growth in his offensive abilities posting 11 goals and nine assists for 20 points in 36 games, adding 13 points in 17 games in the playoffs. After being drafted with the 19th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft, Ohgren is expected to play his 2023-24 season for Farjestad BK in the SHL before coming over to Minnesota the season after. Based on a great growth year, Ohgren easily projects to be a top-six winger in the NHL. Nathan Leblanc
July 2022 – Öhgren has been selected by the Minnesota Wild with the 19th overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft. Nick Richard
December 2021 – There seems to be a common thought that out of the three highly rated prospects from the Djurgårdens system, Öhgren is the one with the safest floor, but also perhaps has the lowest ceiling. While I agree that Öhgren is the most pro-ready of the trio, I’m not convinced his ceiling is drastically lower than the other two. He has scored at a higher rate than both Östlund and Lekkerimäki at the J20 level and has been trusted to play more games in the SHL than Östlund and Lekkerimäki combined so far this season.
Öhgren is a dual-threat offensive player who can generate offense off the rush with a refined give-and-go game, or work into open space to make himself available for dangerous opportunities in the offensive zone. I think he is a stronger skater than some other scouts I’ve spoken with and believe he has the ability to impact the game in transition, carrying the puck through neutral ice and pushing the defenders back to create space. Without the puck, he drives the middle and has a nose for scoring areas where he is able to utilize his quick release to beat goaltenders with well-placed shots. Öhgren also displays responsible, pro-level habits away from the puck in the way that he applies pressure or stays above the puck as the F3 when he isn’t leading the forecheck. He isn’t going to be a star in the NHL but I think Öhgren has a bright future as a two-way, play-driving winger with a bit of a scoring touch. Nick Richard