- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Johan Alm to a two-year entry-level contract.

The Predators announced the signing Wednesday. Alm is expected to play his first season in North America in 2014-15.

The 22-year-old Alm has four goals and 18 assists in 135 Swedish Hockey League games. Alm, who is 6-foot-2 and 209 pounds, helped the Skelleftea organization win consecutive Swedish League titles in 2013 and 2014.