Several months of rest for Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Plusieurs mois de repos pour Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Wounded in the spleen, the striker of the Montreal canadiens ‘ organization Jesperi Kotkaniemi will have to wait several more months to resume training with contact on the ice.

It is the site of The Athletic revealed on Wednesday. The Finn stated that he felt well, but he did not want to comment further. However, it would be a good way to start the next season this fall.

According to the media, it would have nonetheless been given the green light to skate, even if it is currently impossible to do, since the national hockey League (NHL) has given the instruction to close all the complex training, in accordance with the requests of public health authorities, due to the pandemic of COVID-19.

Kotkaniemi has seen its season end a few days before all the other athletes in North America, on march 12.

Demoted to the Rocket of Laval on the 1st of February last, “KK” has earned 13 points in as many games with the club-school of the Habs, including 12 assists. He had been limited to six goals and eight points in 36 games in the NHL.

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