It’s also time in Lugano to restart the engines on the ice. August 1, as usual, in a rehearsal open to the public, attended by more than a thousand spectators. Who – waiting for the official presentation to the audience, on the evening of August 27 in Reseghina, at the end of the friendly match with the Austrians from Innsbruck – was able to see the new faces available to Chris McSurley in action, in particular the new foreigners Mikko Koskinen, Olewer Kaski, Marcus Granlund and Chris Bennett (the latter, who has been contracted with the prospect of wearing the Ticino Rockets jersey, in the Apprentices Championship), but also the Swiss Jeremy Gerber, Stefan Battery, Kaley Anderson and Marco Muller, the last two certainly need no introduction. The entire group was in full force, with the exception of Julian Walker, on the path to recovery after surgery on his orthopedic, again last winter.
Curiosity, in the training match between whites and blacks, the first goal was scored by Mirko Muller, who thus became the first Lugano player to score a goal this season. In the evening, the full team and full movement of HC Lugano (in total more than three hundred people) will take part in the traditional parade on August 1 in the streets of the center.
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