The Koskinen symbol in Lugano: Foreign goalkeepers are popular in Switzerland
Foreign goalkeepers are popular in Switzerland
This season, five of the 14 National League clubs are fielding an imported goalkeeper in front of their goal. This new reality is hardly surprising.
Harri Säteri (Bienne), Juha Metsola (Kloten), Mikko Koskinen (Lugano) and Simon Hrubec (Zurich) represent the new reality of Swiss ice hockey, initiated last March by Janne Juvonen (Ambri): that of the massive arrival foreign goalkeepers in the National League. Between them, they represent more than 35% of the holders of the position in the elite for this season 2022/2023.