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Friday, June 21, 2019
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - The Arizona Coyotes selected defenseman Victor Soderstrom from Brynas IF (SHL) in the first round (11th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia on Friday night.
The 6-foot, 183-pound Soderstrom registered 4-3-7 and 22 penalty minutes (PIM) in 44 games with Brynas IF (SHL) and recorded 1-7-8 and two PIM in 14 games with Brynas IF J20 (SuperElit) in 2018-19. The 18-year-old defenseman recorded the most points in the SHL by an U18 skater last season.
The Skutskar, Sweden native helped the Sweden U18 team win the gold medal at the 2019 World Junior Championship, skating in four games and recording an assist. ###