FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed forward Fredrik Karlstrom to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Karlstrom, 22, posted 20 points (10-10=20) in 52 games played for Vaxjo of the Swedish Hockey League in 2019-20. Amongst team leaders, he finished tied for fourth in goals (10), fifth in plus/minus rating (+7) and sixth in points (20). His six penalty minutes were tied for the second-fewest in the league among players that appeared in all 52 games.
Internationally, he represented Sweden at the World Jr. Championship in both 2017 and 2018, winning a Silver Medal in 2018.
The 6-foot-3, 190-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden was originally selected by Dallas in the third round (90th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft.
The following two players were not signed by the June 1st deadline which results in the Stars losing their exclusive signing rights:
Curtis Douglas - Center
Jakob Stenqvist - Defenseman