SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday that the team has signed unrestricted free agent forward Petter Emanuelsson to a two-year contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Emanuelsson, 21, has spent the majority of the past two seasons playing for Skelleftea of the Swedish Elite League. Last season with Skelleftea he posted 18 points and a +9 rating in 54 games. He added eight points and a +8 rating in 13 playoff games.

In 2011-12, Emanuelsson split the season between Skelleftea Elite (one goal in 17 games), Skelleftea J20 (five points in six games) and Pitea HC (25 points in 27 games).

In 2010-11, he notched 49 points in 40 games with Skelleftea J20.

The six-foot, 207-pound native of Kiruna, Sweden plays both left and right wing.

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