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Striker “Winnipeg” Line, he will train with the Swiss club

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Finnish striker “Winnipeg” Patrick Laine will maintain the form in the part of the Swiss “Bern”.

21-year-old hockey player currently has the status of a restricted free agent, not agreeing with “Winnipeg” on a new contract. This does not allow him to participate in the training camps of the NHL, organized teams.

Finnish journalist Sami Hoffren in his Twitter reported that the Laine will travel to Bern, the head coach who is a Finnish specialist Kari Jalonen familiar with Line work in the national team. He Jalonen said that it is only on Line training with the team, the player will not be claimed for “Bern” in the championship of Switzerland.

Laine was selected as the “Winnipeg” in the draft 2016 under the General 2 number and since then has played for the canadian club after three seasons on the rookie contract. After the hockey player became a restricted free agent — this means that “Winnipeg” has the priority right to conclude a new contract Line. However, at this time, the parties can’t agree on a financial question.

Also in the summer there appeared information that “Winnipeg” is considering the version of exchange Line on a Russian forward of “Carolina” Andrey Svechnikova.

Last season, the Finn played for the “Winnipeg” all 82 matches in the regular season, scoring 50 (30+20) points in the system “goal+pass”, and 6 games in the playoffs with 4 (3+1) points.

Just three starter for the season in the NHL Line has scored 110 goals. This indicator have only 24 players in the last 40 years. One of them is the forward of “Toronto” Aston Matthews, also selected in the draft in 2016 under the General first number.

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