Sharks sign Swedish forward Petter Emanuelsson

Sharks sign Swedish forward Petter Emanuelsson
June 11, 2013, 5:15 pm
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In 54 games last season with Skelleftea, Emanuelsson had 18 points (nine goals and nine assists) and a +9 rating. (

SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has signed unrestricted free agent forward Petter Emanuelsson to a two-year contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Emanuelsson, 21, has spent the majority of the past two seasons playing for Skelleftea of the Swedish Elite League. Last season with Skelleftea he posted 18 points (9-9=18) and a +9 rating in 54 games. He added eight points (6-2=8) and a +8 rating in 13 playoff games.


In 2011-12, Emanuelsson split the season between Skelleftea Elite (one goal in 17 games), Skelleftea J20 (five points [3-2=5] in six games) and Pitea HC (25 points [16-9=25] in 27 games).


In 2010-11, he notched 49 points (21-28=49) in 40 games with Skelleftea J20.


The six-foot, 207-pound native of Kiruna, Sweden plays both left and right wing.
San Jose Sharks media services provided this report.