Jakob Chychrun

Jakob Chychrun
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Chychrun in December 2015.
Born(1998-03-31) March 31, 1998 (age 19)
Boca Raton, Florida, US
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
NHL teamArizona Coyotes
NHL Draft16th overall, 2016
Arizona Coyotes
Playing career2016-present


Jakob Chychrun (given birth to March 31, 1998) is a Canadian-American professional glaciers hockey defenceman. He’s presently playing for the Az Coyotes from the Country wide Hockey Group (NHL). Chychrun was drafted with the Coyotes using the 16th get on the 2016 NHL Entrance Draft.

Playing career

Minor hockey

Chychrun started using hockey in his house condition of Florida using the Junior Everblades as well as the Florida Jr. Panthers institutions. When Chychrun was thirteen, he became a member of the tiny Caesars hockey company in Detroit, Michigan where he performed perfectly during his main bantam season. At that time, he continuing living and practising in Florida, going to Michigan over the weekends to try out. The following period he continued to be with Small Caesars, playing because of their U16 team.In 2013, Chychrun was drafted with the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL draft. USA Hockey acquired implemented a guideline needing fifteen-year-old players to get a particular exemption to try out junior hockey. Chychrun requested one but was rejected. Instead, Chychrun transferred to Toronto and performed his minimal midget period for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens in the higher Toronto Hockey Group.

Major junior

Chychrun was selected initial overall from the Sarnia Sting in the 2014 OHL Concern Selection. He previously a strong first year time of year for the Sting and by the end of the growing season was nominated for the Emms Family members Award for excellent rookie; the Utmost Kaminsky Trophy for defenceman of the entire year; and the Crimson Tilson Trophy for OHL Participant of the entire year.Before the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Chychrun was respectable by scouts and was regarded among the best defencemen available. He was drafted by Az in the initial round, sixteenth general, in the 2016 NHL Admittance Draft. This is less than expected; before the start of 2015–16 NHL period, Chychrun was seen as a best three selection.


On July 30, 2016 Chychrun agreed upon a three-year, entry-level contract using the Coyotes. He have scored his first objective on Oct 20, 2016 against Carey Cost from the Montreal Canadiens. After per month using the Coyotes, it had been announced that Chychrun would stay with the group for all of those other season.

International play

Chychrun competed with Group Ontario in the 2014 Globe U-17 Hockey Problem where he scored 4 factors in five video games. He was the 1st minor midget participant to have performed for Group Ontario in the tournament.

Personal life

He's the kid of Jeff Chychrun and nephew of Luke Richardson, both of whom are ex - National Hockey Group defencemen. He's of Ukrainian descent.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs Season Group League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM 2013–14 Toronto Jr. Canadiens GTHL 29 16 27 43 28 14 5 8 13 16 2014–15 Sarnia Sting OHL 42 16 17 33 37 — — — — — 2015–16 Sarnia Sting OHL 62 11 38 49 51 7 2 6 8 8 2016–17 Az Coyotes NHL 68 7 13 20 47 — — — — — NHL totals 68 7 13 20 47 — — — — —


Year Group Event Result GP G A Pts PIM 2014 Canada Ontario U17 5th 5 1 3 4 4 2016 Canada WJC18 4th 7 1 3 4 8 Junior totals 12 2 6 8 12

Awards and honours

Honors Year Globe U-17 Hockey Problem (Group Ontario) 2014 Jack port Ferguson Prize 2014