Ice hockey: Eisbären defender Finkelstein ends his profession instantly | EUROtoday

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Defender Ben Finkelstein from the Polar Bears Berlin ended his profession with quick impact on the age of 26 for private causes. The American, who lately recovered from an damage, knowledgeable the membership about it at the start of this week, because the Eisbären introduced on Friday.

The DEL membership was shocked by the choice. «Ben was an vital element of our robust protection. We will miss him. Both on the ice and within the dressing room. Of course we respect his choice,” mentioned sports activities director Stéphane Richer. Finkelstein solely moved to Berlin in the summertime. He contributed 15 assists in 37 league video games. The Eisbären could now wish to turn out to be lively on the switch market once more.