Medvescak's defenseman Tuukka Mäntylä will finish the season in Finland while next season, in accordance to the agreement, he is expected back in Medvescak.
“Tuukka has decided to prolong his season in Finland and we want to thank him for the great games he played for the Club. Tuukka is a great player in all situations, has high character and plays the game the right way. We have an opportunity to continue working with Tuukka next season, and it is our intetntion, if the player confims it, to continue our collaboration and we would be happy to welcome him back to Zagreb,“ Aaron Fox, Medvescak's sports director said while announcing the trade.
Mäntylä joined Medvescak last summer and through 48 games in the KHL he scored eight goals and tallied ten assists.
KHL Medvescak wants to thank Mäntylä for all the effort he put forth and everything he has done for the Club and wish him the best of luck with the end of the season.