CALGARY - The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman Johannes Kinnvall to a two-year entry-level contract. Kinnvall will remain in Sweden next year and will come to North America following the 2020-21 season.
Kinnvall, a native of Gavle, Sweden is a member of HV71 in the Swedish Hockey League. The 5'11" blue-liner had 11 goals and 29 assists for 40 points in 51 games this season, which were career-highs in assists and points. The 22-year-old nearly doubled his point total in 2019-20 from the season before, where he notched 22 points in 52 games in 2018-19. Kinnvall has career totals of 23 goals and 39 assists for 62 points in 121 games in the SHL.
BORN: Gavle, SWE DATE: July 28, 1997
HEIGHT: 5'11" WEIGHT: 185 lbs.