Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed defenseman John Nyberg to a three-year entry level contract.
Nyberg, 20, finished second among team defensemen with 15 points (7-8=15) in 49 games played for Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League in 2016-17. His seven goals were tied for sixth-most amongst League defenders and second amongst team defensemen. Additionally, he added one goal in 14 playoff contests.
The 6-foot-3, 190-pound native of Lundy, Sweden was originally selected by Dallas in the sixth round (165th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft.