Derek Ryan (pictured) played already seven years togehter with Chad Klassen.
Fehervar sign forward Chad Klassen
SAPA Fehervar AV19 signed new forward Chad Klassen, a long-time companion of Derek Ryan. Both players were voted into the All-Star team of the University of Alberta during the last season.
SAPA Fehervar AV19 announced Chad Klassen’s signing on Wednesday. The 26-year-old center will arrive in Hungary on Thursday evening and will at the latest make his debut on Tuesday for their away game in Zagreb. During Klassen’s past eight years he played seven seasons in conjunction with Derek Ryan, who scored 21 goals for the Hungarians this season, for the Spokane Chiefs (WHL) and the University of Alberta Golden Bears (CIS), Canada's most successful university hockey team. In the current season he has played for Idaho Steelheads in East Coast Hockey League where he scored 35 points (13 goals and 22 assists) out of 29 games. The Canadian was a reliable scorer in the past, gaining 191 points (68 goals) out of 154 games over the last six years.