LONDON, ONTARIO: General Manager Mark Hunter announced today that the London Knights 1st round selection in the 2014 CHL Import Draft, Swedish defenseman Julius Bergman, has committed to and entered into an Ontario Hockey League Standard Player’s Agreement with the London Knights.
Bergman played last season with Frolunda in the Swedish Junior League. A 2nd round (46th overall) selection of the San Jose Sharks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Bergman signed his three-year entry level contract with the Sharks last week.
He has experience having played with Sweden at the U17’s, U18’s and U19’s as well as with the Swedish second-tier league and will join the Swedish National Junior Team Evaluation Camp in August when they travel to Lake Placid for exhibition games against Finland, the Czech Republic and the United States. Bergman will join the Knights when they open training camp in late August.
Born Nov 2, 1995 – Karlskrona, Sweden
Height 6.01 – Weight 187lbs – Shoots R
San Jose Sharks (2nd Round, 46th Overall, 2014)
Season Team League GP G A P PIM +/-
2013-14 Froulunda SweJE 45 13 21 34 54 +15