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Source: Carl Soderberg move blocked

Updated: April 11, 2013, 7:13 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

The Swedish Ice Hockey Federation has blocked forward Carl Soderberg from joining the Boston Bruins, a source said Thursday.

Soderberg had reached an agreement Tuesday with the Bruins on a multiyear contract, and had been released by his Swedish team, Linkoping, according to a source, but the deal still had to be approved by the Swedish Hockey Federation.

It is unknown why the federation would block the move.

"We need to see if the NHL disagrees or not ... there is a five-day ...

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