The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed center Isac Lundestrom to a three-year entry-level contract.
Lundestrom, 18 (11/6/99), was selected in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, TX. Lundestrom has collected 9-12=21 points with a +1 rating in 91 career Swedish Hockey League (SHL) games with Lulea. The 6-0, 183-pound center recorded 6-9=15 points with a +7 rating in 42 games with Lulea in 2017-18.
A native of Gallivare, Sweden, Lundestrom won silver at the 2018 World Junior Championship with two goals (2-0=2) in seven tournament games. Lundestrom also helped Sweden to silver at the 2016 U-18 World Championship and bronze at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.