OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today that the club has signed defenceman Andreas Englund to a three-year entry-level contract.
Englund, 20, recently completed his second season with Djurgårdens of the Swedish Hockey League, scoring two goals and adding four assists in 46 games. His season came to an end with a 5-1 loss in Game 5 of the team’s best-of-seven SHL semifinal series against Frölunda on March 24.
The 6-4, 200-pound Englund served as captain of Sweden’s U20 team at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship. He also joined the Swedish Senior Men’s National Team for two games as part of the Euro Hockey Tour in February of this year.
Englund was the Senators second-round selection (40th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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