Ducks Sign Defenseman Warg to Two-Year Entry-Level Contract
Warg, 23 (2/6/90), appeared in 52 games with Vasteras of Sweden’s Allsvenskan league (second division) in 2012-13, scoring a career-high 4-15=19 points with a +21 rating and 40 penalty minutes (PIM). Warg led team defensemen in scoring and assists, and ranked tied for second in goals. He was also the lone Vasteras player to appear in all 52 regular-season games. A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Warg has played 153 career games in the Allsvenskan league, collecting 7-24=31 points with a +36 rating and 211 PIM.
Selected in the fifth round (143rd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Warg played two seasons in the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 2008-10, scoring 1-36=37 points with 175 PIM in 134 games with Seattle and Prince Albert. He split the 2009-10 season with the Thunderbirds and Raiders, establishing a career high with 0-20=20 points in 64 games. He made his North American debut in 2008-09 with Seattle, ranking third among club defensemen in points (1-16=17).