Forward Jakob Silfverberg signed by Ducks to one-year deal

Nikko Villanueva – 4E Sports Contributor

Anaheim, CA, United States (4E Sports) – The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Jakob Silfverberg to a one-year contract, reportedly for $850,000.

The 23-year-old was a restricted free agent before the signing.

He was acquired by the Ducks after a trade that sent Bobby Ryan to the Ottawa Senators, before the opening of last season.

Silfverberg had 10 goals and 23 points in 52 games played for the Ducks.

In 100 games, he has tallied a total of 42 points.

Silfverberg played for Sweden’s Olympic team for six times and won the silver medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Adding to his resume, he represented Sweden at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championships and the IIHF World Championship in 2011 and 2012.

The Senators selected Silfverberg, No. 39th overall in the second-round of the 2009 NHL Draft.

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