National League

The 30-year-old defenseman will leave the 2021-22 SHL champion and go on to new adventures.

As he tells the Värmlands Folkblad (relayed by, he has decided to leave the SHL team. He has one year left on his contract with Färjestad BK but has an out clause in his contract that he now decided to activate.

The same source also reports that the defenseman will try his luck in Switzerland in the 2022-23 season. This past season, Virtanen appeared in 50 regular-season games (eight goals, 19 assists) and 18 postseason games (three goals, four assists).

( 15 May 2022 | mso )