|Joel Eriksson Ek|
|Born|| 29 January 1997 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
| NHL team|
| Minnesota Wild|
|NHL Draft|| 20th overall, 2015|
He was drafted 20th overall by the Wild in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
During his rookie SHL season in 2014–15, Joel was extended on a first team contract for a further three-years with Färjestad BK on January 14, 2015.
He was seen as one of the top ten international skaters for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft according to the NHL Central Scouting Bureau before he was selected by the Wild in the first round.
On July 13, 2015, Joel signed a three-year entry level contract with the Minnesota Wild. On October 22, 2016, he Ek made his NHL debut and scored his first goal.
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