John Nyberg Joins Texas Stars, Could Play in Series

(Credit: Texas Stars)
As first reported by 100 Degree Hockey on Saturday, the Texas Stars have officially welcomed defenseman John Nyberg to the team. The 2014 sixth-round pick practiced with the club this weekend and will travel to Tucson tomorrow.

Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Monday the team has added rookie defenseman John Nyberg on an amateur tryout agreement for the remainder of the postseason.

Nyberg, 21, has been competing in Sweden for the previous four seasons. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound native of Lundy, Sweden has appeared in 101 games over the past two years for Frolunda, tallying 28 points (9-19=28). Nyberg (NIGH-behrg) signed a three-year, entry-level agreement with the Dallas Stars on May 8, 2017.

He was selected in the sixth round by Dallas (165th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.