Selmar Odelein

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Selmar Odelein
Born (1966-04-11) April 11, 1966 (age 50)
Quill Lake, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 21st overall, 1984
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1986–1994

Selmar Odelein (born April 11, 1966 in Quill Lake, Saskatchewan) is a professional ice hockey player who played 18 games in the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Odelein started his career at the Regina Pats in the Western Hockey League and was the first round pick of the Edmonton Oilers in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, 21st overall.

He scored 0 goals and 2 assists in 18 games over three seasons with the Edmonton Oilers and also played with the Oilers' affiliates before spending a season with Team Canada. He spent two years in Austria playing for Innsbrucker EV and Feldkirch VEU before moving to the British Hockey League. He played a season each for Nottingham Panthers and Sheffield Steelers before injury forced him to retire.

His brother, Lyle Odelein, won a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens in 1992-93. Another brother, Lee Odelein, has also played professionally in Europe.


Preceded by
Jeff Beukeboom
Edmonton Oilers first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Scott Metcalfe