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Coyotes Select Victor Soderstrom In The First Round Of The 2019 NHL Draft

Arizona Acquires the 11th Overall Draft Choice from Philadelphia in Exchange for the 14th and 45th Overall Draft Choices

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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. ###

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