Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, May 29, that the club has signed forward Anton Blidh to an entry-level contract.
In 48 regular season games with Frölunda HC of the SHL (Swedish Hockey League) in 2014-15, Blidh potted five goals and totaled 26 penalty minutes. The 20-year-old also netted a postseason goal in 13 playoff games.
The 6'0'', 181-pound winger from Molnycke, Sweden represented Team Sweden in the 2015 World Junior Under-20 Championship, where he registered one goal and two assists in seven games.
Blidh has appeared in 72 games at the SHL level with Frölunda from 2013-15 with 5-5=10 totals and 28 penalty minutes.
Blidh, who has attended the last two Bruins Development camps, was drafted by Boston in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.