Grizzels Wolfsburg has signed the next contract extension: Goalie Chet Picard has expanded its working paper to 2022. The DEL club announced this on Thursday morning. Valentin Busch, Spencer Machacek, Dominic Bitner, Janic Moser, Sebastian Furchaner and Julian Melchiori had previously extended their contracts.
German-Canadian Picard will be in his third year with Lower Saxony and will also field a goalkeeper team with Dustin Strahlmeier in the upcoming season.
“We are very happy that we were able to clear key goalkeeping positions at an early stage and with ‘Pikes’ and ‘Strahli’ we will have a strong team that is already able to hold on at one point or another . The current season “, Grizzils manager Charlie Fligaf said,” Chet is a complete team player we can always count on. “
Picard moved to DEL in 2015, after working in the USA, Canada, Sweden and Denmark. Since then, he played for the Iroslohn Roosters for two years (54 games) and then wore the Adler Mannheim jersey for just long (42 games), with which he became the German champion in 2019.
The 31-year-old turned to Wolfsburg last season and played 21 matches for the Grizzlies in his first year. In the current season, Picard has been in the midst of positions in eleven games with a catch rate of 91.4 percent and an average of 2.5% goals against.
Grizzlies contract term at a glance
Tor: Dustin Strahlmeier (2022) Chet Picard (2022); Defence: Dominic Bitner (2023), Armin Wurm (2022), Janik Moser (2023), Steven Rabe (2023), Julian Melchiori (2022), Philip Brugiser (2022); Sturm: Sebastian Furchaner (2022), Toto Reich (2022), Gerrit Fauser (2023), Valentin Bush (2023), Jan Nijenheis (2022), Phil Hungerker (2022), Fabio Pfohl (2022), Spencer Machacek (2022). Jan Nijenhuis never mentioned the contract period, but according to manager Charly Fliegauf, he is beyond 2021.