Arrived in Switzerland there are less than a year, the Switzerland Gaëtan Haas has proven that he belonged to the national hockey League (NHL) by accepting a covenant of a year to a component with the Edmonton Oilers, Tuesday.
According to the network, Sportsnet, this agreement will allow him to put a hand on 915 000 $.
28-year-old, the French-speaking had accepted a contract to enter two panes with the club of Alberta last summer. He scored five goals and totaled 10 points in 58 parts this season, scooping six penalty minutes. Notably, he scored his first goal in North America on November 4 against the Coyotes in Arizona.
Haas, however, particularly noticed at the level of the physical game, completing 68 failed before the termination of the campaign, putting it in fourth place among the attackers of the team.
Previously, the centre player has played 10 seasons in the major swiss league with the HC biel / Bienne and the CP Berne. He has hit the target 72 times and amassed 192 points in 392 parts in Switzerland.
He also won the silver medal with the formation of switzerland at the world Championship of hockey in 2018, marking the passage up the winning goal in the semi-final in a victory of 3 to 2 against Canada.