Medicine Hat, AB — The Medicine Hat Tigers have announced that Defencemen Linus Nassen has been signed to a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
Nassen, a 1998 born Defencemen, spent the 2016-17 campaign playing for Lulea HF and AIK of the Swedish Hockey League. Where the 6’0″ 179 pound blueliner suited up for 25 games between the two clubs. He also played for Lulea HF J20 in 2016-2017 where he recorded 3 goals and 13 assists for 16 points in 25 games.
Linus was selected by the Tigers in the 2nd round of the 2017 import draft. He was also drafted by the Florida Panthers #89 overall in the 2016 NHL entry draft.
Linus Nassen will make his debut as a Tiger this weekend, as the Medicine Hat Tigers start the 2017-2018 WHL season with a home and home series versus the Lethbridge Hurricanes.