Red Wings Sign Calle Jarnkrok, The Fifth Player From Their 2010 Draft To Sign

The Detroit Red Wings feel strongly about their 2010 NHL Draft class. A lot of the time, fans don't hear about players drafted again after the day they're taken by their favorite teams, but the Red Wings have been inking their 2010 picks left and right this offseason.

Calle Jarnkrok has been signed to a three-year, entry-level contract as of Wednesday, according to the Red Wings' official website. Jarnkrok was impressive in the World Championship in Stockholm, making the Swedish team at 20 years-old, and he played well. Stat-wise, he just had an assist, but also won 67 percent of the face-offs that he took.

Jarnkrok was a second-round pick by the Red Wings in 2010, and has scored 31 goals and 45 assists in 132 games with Brynas, finishing his third Elitserien season. It'll be a bit before we see him on ice for the Red Wings, and he'll spent some more time with Brynas.

He joins Riley Sheahan, Louis-Marc Aubry, Teemu Pulkkinen and Petr Mrazek as players signed from the Red Wings' 2010 draft. The team feels strongly about all of those players, though it's obviously unlikely that we see all or even most of them on Detroit's roster in the near future.

For more on the Detroit Red Wings, check out Winging It In Motown. You can check out more hockey news from around the league at SB Nation's NHL page.

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