Forward Nordstrom extended the contract with CSKA


Swedish striker Joakim Nordström has extended his contract with CSKA. The agreement with the club is for one year, according to the team’s website.

In the 2021/22 KHL regular season, the 29-year-old Swede played 27 games for CSKA, in which he scored 14 (3+11) points.

In 2010, the striker was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round of the NHL Entry Draft, 90th overall. During his career, he played for the Swedish AIK (a pupil of the club) and Almtuna, the American Rockford Icehogs (AHL), Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Charlotte Checkers (AHL), Carolina Hurricanes (NHL), Boston Bruins (NHL) and Canadian Calgary Flames (NHL).

In total, the striker played 444 matches in the NHL, in which he scored 75 (32 + 43) points.

In 2015, Nordström won the Stanley Cup with Chicago. Two years later, in 2017, together with the Swedish national team, he won the gold of the World Cup. Also in 2012, together with the national team, the striker became the winner of the World Youth Championship.

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