National League

By revealing what is inside door 15 of their Advent calendar, EHC Biel announced that the forward will join them next season.

The rumor from the past weeks of EHC Biel's interest in Johnny Kneubuehler has materialized. Next season, the forward will thus leave HC Ambrì-Piotta after six years and join the Seeländer with a three-year contract in his pocket.

Thomas Roost, the chief scout of EHC Biel, believes that Kneubuehler made significant progress in the past two seasons: "Johnny Kneubuehler is a so-called "late bloomer". [...] In the last two years, he has developed from a supplementary player to an important piece of the HCAP's offense. [...] He has good hand skills, skates quite well, and has also recently raised his hockey sense to the next level."

In 29 games so far this season, the 27-year-old forward has scored four goals and collected six assists, on pace to match his career highs obtained in the 2021-22 season (seven goals and twelve assists).

( 15 December 2023 | lle )