Boston, MA - Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, April 13, that the club has signed forward Carl Soderberg to a three-year, one-way contract through the 2014-15 season. The NHL approved the Standard Player Contract of Soderberg for registration today at 5:00 p.m.
Soderberg’s salary is worth an annual cap figure of one million dollars. Soderberg will join the club Wednesday, April 17, and will be eligible for the remainder of the NHL regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Chiarelli issued the following statement in regards to Soderberg:
“We are fortunate to get a player like Carl at this stage of the season. I would like to thank the President of the Linkoping hockey club, Mike Helber and their GM, Johan Hemlin, in playing a significant part in allowing Carl to play for the Boston Bruins. Carl is a big strong two way center who can also play wing. We look forward to him joining our team this week.”
Read the official release from the Bruins at the link above.