National League

In case the 18-year-old defender will get a place in the NHL after this summer's Entry Draft, Kloten wants to acquire another import player.

"We all wish him to be able to play in the NHL as soon as possible," EHC Kloten's team manager Larry Mitchell says to the Zürcher Unterländer. Several of the interested NHL teams, however, signaled to him that it might be better for the young Austrian to play another season in Switzerland.

Mitchell therefore plans with David Reinbacher and is not actively looking for a second import defender. Still, he wrote down a couple of names, just in case.

Another import player would also give them more options and a backup in case another import gets injured during the season. But more additions are not planned: "No, we're complete for now," Mitchell states to the same source.

( 16 May 2023 | tme* )