VANCOUVER CANUCKS SIGN GOALTENDER JOACIM ERIKSSON
Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have signed goaltender Joacim Eriksson.
The 6’1”, 189-pound goalie posted a record of 21-9-0, a 1.67 GAA, a save percentage of .931 and 5 shutouts through 30 games, guiding Skelleftea to the top of Sweden’s Elitserien in the 2012.13 season. In 10 playoff appearances, Eriksson recorded a 1.06 GAA and a .952 save percentage helping Skelleftea capture the 2012.13 Elitserien Championship.
The Gavle, Sweden native was originally selected by Philadelphia in the seventh round, 196th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Source: Vancouver Canucks Media