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Sports‘It was an easy choice’: Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine joins Swiss club

00:55  17 september  2019
00:55  17 september  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine is skating with SC Bern of the Swiss Hockey League during his contract stalemate with the NHL club . I ’ve been playing in their teams before. So it was an easy decision to come here, and obviously a great organization, great city.

Recently signed Winnipeg Jets forwards Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor reported to the team on Patrik Laine isn’t short on confidence. The two-year bridge deal Laine signed with the Winnipeg Jets last I ’m going to be betting on myself in these two years. It was still a good deal for both sides.” They’ll join them for practice Tuesday and find out where they slot in for the season opener on

‘It was an easy choice’: Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine joins Swiss club© AP Photo/Hannah Foslien Winnipeg Jets' Bryan Little (18) congratulates right wing Patrik Laine (29), of Finland, on a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.

Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine has a new team during his contract impasse with the NHL club.

SC Bern of the Swiss Hockey League announced Laine will train with their club during his contract stalemate with the Jets.

The 21-year-old Laine is currently a restricted free agent.

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"I was thinking about it with my agent that it would be a good idea to maybe come here, and practice," Laine told SCB-TV. "I know three of the four coaches here. I've been playing in their teams before. So it was an easy decision to come here, and obviously a great organization, great city. So it was an easy choice to come here."

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The Swiss club ' s season is already underway, Pekka Jalonen said, and Laine is only practising with the team at this point, rather than playing with them. Patrik Laine travels tomorrow to Bern Switzerland to train with SC Bern coached by former Finnish national team head coach Kari Jalonen.

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The head coach of SC Bern is Kari Jalonen. Laine played for him while he was the head coach of the Finnish National Team at the World Championship.

Laine is coming off his third straight 30-goal season with the Jets. He had 30 goals with 20 assists while appearing in all 82 games last season. He is one of the Jets' two remaining restricted free agents as Kyle Connor is also still without a contract.

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While a number of big-name RFAs got signed before the season opener, a few star players are still holding out.Other notables inking new contracts during this period include Toronto Maple Leafs right winger Mitch Marner, Boston Bruins defensemen Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo, Vancouver Canucks right wing Brock Boeser and Philadelphia Flyers winger Travis Konecny .

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