Rockets pick Swedish forward in CHL import draft


The Kelowna Rockets picked themselves up a Swedish forward in the Canadian Hockey League import draft.

The team chose Henrik Nyberg of Stockholm Sweden.

The 6-foot, 183 pound left winger was selected 62nd overall.

Nyberg played last season with Djurgardens in the Swedish Super Elite League.

He tallied 11 points in 30 games as a 17-year-old.

It was the only selection the Rockets made at the draft.

Wendy McLeod - Kelowna

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