Monsters Sign Defenseman Anton Karlsson to One-Year AHL Contract
Karlsson posted 4-9-13 in 47 SHL appearances for Linköping HC last season
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters announced Wednesday the team signed defenseman Anton Karlsson to a one-year AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. A 6'2", 194 lb. left-shooting native of Vetlanda, Sweden, Karlsson, 26, posted 4-9-13 with 51 penalty minutes and a +5 rating in 47 SHL appearances for Linköping HC last season.
In 247 career SHL appearances, all for Linköping HC spanning part of the 2012-13 season and parts of five other campaigns from 2014-19, Karlsson registered 12-28-40 with 143 penalty minutes and a +14 rating.