Flames sign Swedish goalie Karlsson for 1 year

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Calgary Flames general manager Darryl Sutter announced Tuesday the signing of goaltender Henrik Karlsson to a one-year contract.

Karlsson, a native of Sweden, has spent the last six seasons playing in the Swedish Elite League, the past two seasons with Sodertajlje and Farjestad respectively.

The 26-year old was originally signed as a free agent by the San Jose Sharks on September 28, 2009.