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  • Fukufuji next season

    Posted by simon c on 2009 May 24日 Sunday

    First ever Japanese NHL player and ECHL Bakersfield Condors goalie Yutaka Fukufuji has hinted on his blog that he’s looking outside America for a team to play next season. With his former Asia League team Kokudo/Seibu team folded, I’m not sure whether he means a return to Japan (the newly formed Tohoku Free Blades? Very unlikely), move to Europe (ECHL goalie would translate to second division in an elite nation?), or maybe he’s just yanking our chain and is looking into Canada😛

    2 Responses to “Fukufuji next season”

    1. Shawn said

      A little surprising by Yutaka signs with a Holland team:

      http://www.jihf.or.jp/jihf/news/news.php?id=1364

    2. Thanks for the info Shawn! I’ve been cut off from fast internet for a bit.

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