Die EHC Visp Sport AG verpflichtet für diese und nächste Saison den 26-jährigen Jake Virtanen. Der kanadische Flügelstürmer spielte den Grossteil seiner Karriere in der NHL, ehe er letzte Saison einen „Abstecher“ in die KHL, bei Spartak Moskau, machte. https://t.co/sMWu1D8NgM pic.twitter.com/ESDp4FYcgl
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EHC Visp Sport AG has signed 26-year-old Jake Virtanen for this and next season. The Canadian winger played the majority of his career in the NHL before making a “trip” to the KHL with Spartak Moscow last season.The Canadian prepared for the current season as a “free agent” with the Edmonton Oilers, where he ultimately failed to make the step into the NHL franchise for this season. Virtanen uses the opportunity to relaunch his career in Switzerland at EHC Visp.AdvertisementAdAdvertisementAdVirtanen was drafted overall by the Vancouver Canucks in 2014, 3 years ahead of Nico Hischier. He competed in all categories at the Junior World Championships with Canada and became U20 World Champion in the 2014/15 season.