Oilers sign Swedish centre Berglund to entry-level contract
EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Carl Berglund to a two-year entry level contract.
The 23-year-old had 12 goals and 15 assists in 36 games in his senior NCAA season at UMass Lowell.
Berglund, a six-foot-two, 207-pound centre from Hammaro, Sweden, has 36 goals and 53 assists in 114 career games with the River Hawks.
Berglund spent the 2018-19 season with the USHL's Sioux Falls Stampede. He five goals and 11 assists in the regular season and added a pair of goals in the playoffs to help the Stampede to a Clark Cup title.
He has also signed an American Hockey League amateur try-out agreement and will report to the Oilers’ affiliate in Bakersfield, Calif.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 22, 2023.