EVEN BEFORE THE END OF THE REGULAR PART OF THE TIPOS EXTRALIGA, THE MANAGEMENT OF HC SLOVAN BRATISLAVA OFFERED NEW CONTRACTS TO SEVERAL PLAYERS.
The first of them is the Canadian centre Brant Harris, who joined Slovan before the start of this season from the Swedish second league club Mora IK.
Harris today signed an extension of the contract for another two seasons, until 30.4. 2023
"My family and I are very happy to spend the next two seasons in Bratislava. I am especially looking forward to finally being able to play in front of our great fans and do everything for success in the season in which the club will celebrate its 100th aniverseary," he said. for the club website Brant Harris after signing a new contract.
Since the start of the season, Brant Harris has played 32 matches, scoring 16 goals and adding 19 assists. With more than one point per match, he is one of the three best players in the team in this indicator. With almost 60% success in face-offs, he is also an important member of the team when playing in power-plays. With 19 plus points, he also masterfully leads the table of Slovan players.
In the second half of December, Brant was slowed down by an injury in the lower part of the body, due to which he missed more than 15 matches at the turn of the year. Gradually, however, he returned to good form and in February he was the most vaubale player in the team, scoring 10 points in 8 games.
"I still couldn't get to know Bratislava in its full beauty. Ever since I arrived, some restrictions always applyed. However, I enjoy my time in Slovakia. I haven't had a problem yet. I only miss my family. I also want to see more from Bratislava, discover many hidden things. Not just the dominants that everyone knows. We will have to wait a while for this possibility. At the moment, I'm glad to have a wife and a little son, Oakland, with whom we often go to the park. "
Before his summer arrival in Bratislava, Harris also drew information from his teammate Martin Štajnoch, with whom he played two years ago in Salzburg.
"Martin gave me valuable information, he said what I needed to hear. But I also had a more personal experience, because I competed against Banská Bystrica a few times in the Champions Hockey League. I didn't need much. I knew what I was going to do."