News – NHL – Sakari Manninen in Vegas rather than Switzerland


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Very courted in Switzerland, the striker Sakari Manninen eventually decided to join the Las Vegas Golden Knights. The Nevada team offered the Finn a one-year contract, worth USD 750,000. The 30-year-old Manninen spent the last season with KHL club Salavat Yulayve Ufa where he had 32 points in 38 games. On the international scene, he scored 7 points in 6 games at the Beijing Olympics before participating in the worlds and winning the gold medal there by scoring the winning goal against Canada.

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