Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that the club has agreed to terms on an entry level contract with forward Nils Aman.
"Nils is a smart hockey player who plays with speed and has a strong work ethic," said Allvin. "He possesses a good two-way game, and we look forward to seeing his continued development on both sides of the ice with the Canucks organization."
Aman, 22, accumulated 14 points (6-8-14), eight penalty minutes and a +4 plus/minus rating in 51 games with Leksands IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) last season. In 110 career SHL games, all played with Leksands IF, Aman recorded 27 points (9-18-27) and 18 penalty minutes while adding a point (1-0-1) in 4 career playoff games.
The Avesta, Sweden native has represented his country on the international stage on multiple occasions, totaling 11 points (2-9-11) and six penalty minutes in 22 games. Most recently, he was selected to represent Sweden at the 2022 IIHF World Championship.
The 6'2", 185-pound forward was originally drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the sixth round, 167th overall in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.