The Ogden Mustangs have added power forward Anton Karlsson for the 2017-18 season.
Karlsson had 24 goals and 35 points last season in the J20 Elit league in Sweden, playing for his home town Mölndal. It was a big jump up for him after registering 15 points in 26 games the season before.
“I am very excited to join the Ogden Mustangs team, and I am looking forward to the season,” Karlsson said.
Born in 1997, this will be Karlsson’s final season of junior hockey eligibility. He stands at 6-feet-2-inches and 178 pounds.
Karlsson is seventh 2017-18 Mustang signee announced so far. He’s the second from Sweden and third international player.
2017-18 Mustangs signings so far:
Matus Spodniak – Ogden Mustangs – Forward
Matt McClelland – Wichita Jr. Thunder (WSHL) – Forward
Austin Dittenhafer – Ogden Mustangs – Defense
Ian Currie – TPH Thunder (T1EHL) – Forward
Jacob Laurin – AIK J20 (SuperElit) – Forward
Ryan Mascali – Ogden Mustangs – Defense
Anton Karlsson – Mölndal (J20 Elit) – Forward
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