@News1130Sports: #Canucks forward Jannik Hansen tells CKWX that he has signed with Tappara of the Finish Elite League.
@News1130Sports: Hansen says he had enough of waiting around - wants to play. Also Denmark Olympic qualifying in Febuary - wants to be ready for that.
@News1130Sports: Hansen says playing for his Danish national team is very important to him.
@News1130Sports: Hansen says it's not about money - he's only getting his insurance covered and no extra money. Just wants to play hockey.
@News1130Sports: Hansen is a Denmark native - says Finnish League called and quality of play is better than back home.
An article translated using Google
Jannik Hansen is the latest Dane, who has found a Finnish club during the NHL lockout.
The Finnish ice hockey league has become a favorite place for Danish players during the NHL lockout, and Tuesday was another player the way to the country.
Vancouver Canucks player Jannik Hansen should in future play for Tappara in the best Finnish series.
It must notify the club on its website.
Sports Director Mikko Leinonen has high hopes for his new play.
- He's a really good two-way player who can play on both edges and has proven its worth in Vancouver in the NHL, he says to tv2sport.dk.
- He has a good work ethic and can score, he is good at creating space around him, and so he has skills as a playmaker. I am sure that he will be a key player on our team, says sports director.
Jannik Hansen has recently trained with at Rødovre Mighty Bulls, but he encounters now for several of his Danish colleagues who usually play in the NHL.
Monday was Lars Or presented at JYP Jyvaskyla.
Frans Nielsen, Philip Larsen and Mikkel Bødker occurs all the Lukko Rauma.
Edited by Strombone1, 30 October 2012 - 08:25 AM.