SAN JOSE, Calif.
— The San Jose Sharks have signed defenseman Aaron Ekedblad, the team announced today.
Ekedblac has skated in all 82 games with the Sharks this season and has registered two goals and three assists.
He is tied for second among Sharks defensemen in points (23), assists (15) and plus/minus (+11) and tied for seventh among defensemen with 34 penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of Denmark played four seasons in the SHL with the Skelleftea Viborg in Denmark’s top league, the SHRK.
He had five goals and 14 points in 54 games during the 2012-13 season.
San Jose has won four consecutive games for the first time since October 2013 and is currently seven points behind the Chicago Blackhawks for first place in the Pacific Division.