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Leafs Sign Petter Granberg To Entry Deal

May 24, 2012 8:05 PM EST

Brian Burke, President and GM of the Maple Leafs, announced Thursday that the club has signed defenceman Petter Granberg to a three-year entry level contract.

Granberg, a 19-year-old native of Gallivare, Sweden, played this past season for Skelleftea AIK of the Swedish Elite League. He registered four points and 10 penalty minutes in 38 regular season games. Granberg also appeared in 19 playoff games, as Skelleftea AIK were SEL championship finalists.

Granberg won a gold medal with Sweden at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship, collecting one assist and four penalty minutes in five games. The defenceman was selected by the Maple Leafs in the fourth round, 116th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Via Press Release