Thursday, August 18, 2011

Providence Signs Notre Dame Player

Providence Adds Former Fighting Irish Standout Ridderwall
August 18, 2011

The Providence Bruins, entering their 20th season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the club has signed forward Calle Ridderwall to an AHL contract. Per club policy, the financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Ridderwall is a four-year product of the University of Notre Dame. As an alternate captain in 2010-11, Ridderwall recorded 16 goals and nine assists for 25 points. The 6'0", 193-pound forward led the Fighting Irish in scoring in 2009-10 with a career-high 19 goals and 27 points.

Notre Dame's most valuable player in 2008-09, he recorded a career-high 32 points and led the team with 17 goals. The 23-year-old finished his collegiate career with 91 points on 57 goals and 34 assists.

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