EL SEGUNDO, CA — On April 22, the Los Angeles Kings signed forward Oscar Moller to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Moller, 19, played in 63 regular season games for the Chilliwack Bruins of the Western Hockey League this season, scoring 39 goals and contributing 43 assists for 82 points with 42 penalty minutes.
Moller’s 39 goals ranked him seventh in the league in goal scoring. He was also tied for tenth in overall scoring and was fourth in the WHL in power play goals (16). He was also tied for fifth with 28 power play assists.
In four playoff games, Moller scored a goal and added two assists. He was also a WHL First Team All-Star.
The 5-11, 179-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden also played in two playoff games for the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League this season, recording one assist.
Moller represented Sweden at the 2008 World Junior Championship, where he scored three goals and added two assists for five points in six games, helping lead Sweden to a silver medal finish in the tournament.
Moller scored 32 goals and tallied 37 assists for 69 points in 68 games in the 2006-07 season, ranking third among WHL rookies in goals and fifth among WHL rookies in overall scoring. Moller was also named co-winner of the Bruins’ Rookie of the Year award.
That same season, Moller was the captain of Team Sweden, which won the bronze medal in the IIHF Under-18 World Championships.
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