Medicine Hat, AB — The Medicine Hat Tigers are pleased to announce the signing of 2019 first round CHL Import draft pick Jonathan Brinkman Andersen to a WHL standard player agreement.
“Jonathan is a creative forward with strong puck skills. He will bring good energy, quickness and smarts to the lineup,” said Bobby Fox, Director of Player Personnel.
The 5’11 forward from Aalborg, Denmark played for the Aalborg Pirates in the Danish hockey league last season. He picked up 6 points (1G, 5A) in 32 games played.
During the 2018-19 season, Brinkman also won a bronze medal with the Danish National Team at the U18 WJC D1A tournament and he won the Top 3 player on the Team award for the Danish National U20 team at the World Juniors.
“We are excited to welcome Jonathan to the Tigers,” said Willie Desjardins, General Manager and Head Coach. “We have watched video of him and he has great offensive awareness. We look forward to helping him grow.”