The attackers Finnish-Canadian from Montreal Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Joel Armia and Artturi Lehkonen participated in a first training session with their teammates on Thursday in Brossard.
The three players had made the trip from their native countries, where they have spent their time since the beginning of the pandemic COVID-19, a few days ago.
The break has had an extremely beneficial effect for “KK”. The choice of the first round (3rd overall) of the Canadian in 2018 had known his share of difficulties in his second season in the national hockey League (NHL), scoring eight points in 36 meetings before being dipped in the american League with the Rocket de Laval. It is at this time that he had suffered injury to the spleen which is now healed.
For its part, Armia knew his best season in his career prior to the shutdown of the NHL, having amassed 30 points in 58 games. For its part, Lehkonen had 27 points at the counter, four less than his top staff established during the season 2018-2019.