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07-29-2010, 04:24 PM
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Pyörälä to Frölunda (Sweden)

article is in Swedish

Heres's a translation from google, with slightly corrections:

Pyörälä back in SEL

Frölunda recruit from the NHL.

By Timrå forward Mika Pyörälä, 29, has signed a three year contract.

- He will be one of the best all-around players in SEL, said Frölunda's coach Kent Johansson.

Frölunda has begun to fill the holes after the NHL fled Fredrik Pettersson and Mathias Olimb, second and third in the domestic league in shooting last year.

Today forward Mika Pyörälä signed a three year contract and joins the team next week.

- I think Frölunda looks very promising, "says Finn in a statement.
"Team player of the highest order"

He joins from Philadelphia, where he was last year made six points in 36 games. The Farm Team Adirondack Phantoms went better, 18 points in 35 games.

- Mika is a team player of the highest order. We will have much advantage of him, "says Kent Jackson.

Pyörälä, with World Championship silver and bronze at World Cup qualification list, has also played for Timrå 2007-2009. Where he produced 89 points in two seasons.

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