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Linus, Widell — on a new contract with “Barys”: “this year I fell in love with the city team, I have great partners”

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Striker “Barys” Linus, Widell explained the decision to prolong the contract with club for another season.

This year I fell in love with the city, team, I have great partners. Me and my family all liked it. Besides it is always good to stay in the same team for another season. Of course, we have to think a little. But last year, I thought too long! Until November! So I wanted to make a decision early, but took a break for reflection and discussion. And it all slowed down because of the coronavirus again. You have there a quarantine, nobody cared about hockey until may. But I am very happy to sign a new contract and return to the “Barys” for another year. I hope we will be able to achieve the same as last year and go even further in the playoffs — quoted 35-year-old Swede Sports.kz.

In the last season of the regular championship KHL, the Swedish striker scored 30 (10+20) points in 37 games, and in the first round of the playoffs of the Gagarin Cup he participated in 5 games and scored 4 (1+3) points.

For the club from Kazakhstan Widell is November 2019.

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