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Bruins Sign Goaltender Niklas Svedberg to Entry-level Contract

Tuesday, 05.29.2012 / 2:14 PM / News
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Bruins Sign Goaltender Niklas Svedberg to Entry-level Contract

BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, May 29, that the club has signed goaltender Niklas Svedberg to an entry-level contract. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed at this time.

Svedberg, a 22-year-old goaltender from Sollentuna, Sweden, played the past two seasons with Brynas IF Gavle in the Swedish Elite League (SEL). In the 2011-12 regular season, he posted a 2.47 GAA and .912 SV% in 29 games. Svedberg also recorded a 1.70 GAA and .947 SV% with four shutouts in 13 playoff games, leading Brynas to their first SEL title since 1999.

In 2010-11, the 6'2", 176-pound goalie compiled a 2.28 GAA and .917 SV% with two shutouts in 21 games with Brynas. Svedberg had previously played three seasons with Modo Hockey Ornskoldsvik of the SEL, appearing in 36 games. In 2009-10, he posted a 2.59 GAA and .900 SV% with 22 penalty minutes in 32 games.

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