The San Jose Sharks have signed defender Fredrik Claesson to a one-year, two-way contract per CapFriendly. His minors salary is $200,000 and his NHL salary carries a $700,000 cap hit.
Originally drafted the the Ottawa Senators in the fifth round (126 overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the Swedish defender got his start in his home country’s junior league and eventually, their top-tier men’s league. He came to North America in 2012 to join the Binghamton Senators of the AHL. Claesson made his NHL debut in 2015 and played parts of three seasons with the Senators.