The Calgary Flames announced Tuesday the team has signed defenceman Carl-Johan Lerby to a two-year entry-level contract.

Lerby played with the Malmo Redhawks of the Swedish Elite League last season, finishing with five goals and 16 assists in 47 games.

The Flames announced the 21-year-old Swedish native will stay with Malmo for next season before joining the Flames organization for the 2020-21 season.