Hugo Esselin, a 2000-born forward from Stockholm, Sweden, has committed to Merrimack for 2019.
Esselin was teammates this past season with Felix Carenfelt, who committed to Merrimack last month; towards the end of the season, Esselin was the center on Carenfelt’s line.
In 40 games this season with Djurgårdens IF J20 (SuperElit), Esselin had 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists). Esselin was an 18-year-old this season (he’ll turn 19 in July) playing in an Under-20 division. As a 17-year-old last year in an Under-18 division, Esselin had 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 32 games.