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FLAMES SIGN FORWARD JOAKIM NORDSTROM

Team inks Swede to one-year deal

by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames / CalgaryFlames.com

The Flames announce today that they have signed forward Joakim Nordstrom to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. 

TERM: One year
AAV: $700,000    

Nordstrom, a native of Stockholm, Sweden registered his 400th career NHL game last season after having spent time with Chicago, Carolina and the last two seasons in Boston. He also has an additional 46 games of playoffs under his belt including 36 over the last two seasons with the Bruins. In 2014-15 Nordstrom was named captain of Chicago's AHL affiliate in Rockford before being recalled by the Blackhawks and winning the 2015 Stanley Cup.

Internationally, Nordstrom has won several medals representing his native Sweden including gold at the 2012 World Junior Championship in Calgary and the 2017 World Championship in Germany. 

JOAKIM NORDSTROM - CENTRE
BORN: Stockholm, SWE DATE: February 25, 1992
HEIGHT: 6'1"  WEIGHT: 200 lbs.
SHOOTS: Left
DRAFTED: CHI - 3rd round (90th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft
ACQUIRED: Signed as a Free Agent on October 19, 2020

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