The 31-year-old Finnish forward has signed with the Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays, who compete in Russia's top women's league.

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Michelle Karvinen is one of fifteen additions to the team, which is located in China's south-east, just at the border to Hong Kong. The Shenzhen KRS Vanke Rays are part of the Russian Women's Hockey League, which is hosted by the KHL.

With Michelle Karvinen, Lugano loses their top forward of the past season. In a poll conducted by swisshockeynews.ch among coaches and captains, Karvinen was elected as the Most Valuable Player as well as the best forward of the 2020-21 season.

( 04 September 2021 | tme | Report an error )