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Bruins agree to contract with prospect Soderberg

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TSN.ca Staff
4/10/2013 9:13:08 AM
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The Boston Bruins have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract with Carl Soderberg, as the Swedish forward's team Linkoping has finalized his release.

The Bruins will pay Soderberg $600,000 this season, including a $500,000 signing bonus, and $1 million per season for the next two years.

Pending final approval, the 27-year-old could be in Boston by the weekend and is expected to play in the postseason.

The Bruins acquired Soderberg in 2007 in a trade with the St. Louis Blues.

The 6-foot-3, 210-pound centre had 31 goals and 60 points in 54 games with Linkoping this season.

Soderberg was selected 49th overall by the Blues in the 2004 NHL Draft.

Carl Soderberg (Photo: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
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