ARIZONA COYOTES

Coyotes loan defenseman Victor Soderstrom to AIK in Sweden

Aug 31, 2020, 10:03 AM
Victor Soderstrom poses for a portrait after being selected eleventh overall by the Arizona Coyotes...
Victor Soderstrom poses for a portrait after being selected eleventh overall by the Arizona Coyotes during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena on June 21, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Light/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevin Light/Getty Images)

The Arizona Coyotes announced Monday that they have loaned defenseman Victor Soderstrom to AIK in the Sweden Allsvenskan hockey league.

Soderstrom, 19 years old, played for Swedish hockey team Brynäs IF this past season, where he recorded five goals and 11 assists in 35 games. He also had 63 shots on goal and 17 blocked shots, according to NHL.com.

Soderstrom also played for Sweden at the 2020 World Junior Championship. He had a goal and five assists in seven games.

The 5-foot-11, 179-pound athlete was drafted by the Coyotes with the No. 11 pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

Arizona finished its regular season 33-29-8. The Coyotes made it through the qualifiers to reach the first round of the playoffs, where they lost to the Colorado Avalanche in five games.

Arizona Coyotes

Arizona Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong and assistant general manager John Ferguson (Screens...
Kellan Olson

New Coyotes assistant GM attracted to team’s vision, long-term upside

The Arizona Coyotes are in a full-fledged rebuild, and the commitment to that vision excites new assistant GM John Ferguson.
4 days ago
The NHL logo displayed behind a hockey net during intermission between the Montreal Canadiens and t...
Associated Press

NHL expects 98% of players to be vaccinated before season

The NHL estimates 98% of players will be vaccinated on the league's 32 teams across North America.
4 days ago
Executive Director of Player Personnel John Ferguson Jr. attends the 2014 NHL Entry Draft at Wells ...
Sam Graveline

Coyotes name John Ferguson assistant GM, GM of Tucson Roadrunners

Arizona Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong named John Ferguson assistant General Manager and General Manager of the Tucson Roadrunners on Wednesday.
4 days ago
@ArizonaCoyotes/Twitter...
Sam Graveline

Coyotes to play in ‘Kraft Hockeyville’ preseason game in El Paso

The Coyotes are heading to El Paso, Texas, to take on the Dallas Stars in a preseason game on Oct. 3 as a part of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2020.
5 days ago
Ottawa 67's Associate Coach Mario Duhamel talks to the media after Ontario Hockey League action bet...
Tom Kuebel

Coyotes add Mario Duhamel, confirm 3 others to 2021-22 coaching staff

The Coyotes announced the hiring of new assistant coach Mario Duhamel and the return three other assistant coaches.
7 days ago
Photo by luiscolato.com...
Associated Press

Tech data shows Arizona’s busy sports gambling activity

"Arizona ... had more wagered online than mature states like Michigan, Colorado and Tennessee at the FanDuel Sportsbook,” a spokesman said.
7 days ago
Coyotes loan defenseman Victor Soderstrom to AIK in Sweden