Boston University’s Forsbacka Karlsson signs with NHL’s Bruins

Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson had 14 goals as a sophomore at Boston University (photo: Melissa Wade).

Boston University sophomore forward Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson has signed with the NHL’s Boston Bruins.

Forsbacka Karlsson had 24 goals and 63 points over two seasons with the Terriers, including 14 goals as a sophomore.

A second-round pick by the Bruins in 2015, Forsbacka Karlsson signed a three-year, entry-level deal and is awaiting immigration approval to be able to join the Boston roster, the team announced.

A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Forsbacka Karlsson was an all-rookie team selection in Hockey East last season.