“We wanted to bring a player who can play aggressive hockey and play his part. Sam can play both the center and the wing, and he can both drop his gloves and score a goal. These are the attributes they played for him,” he said. manager Tomáš Vlasák. According to his information, Bitten also has the right character traits. “He’s also praised as a man for being great in the cabin,” he said.
Bitten moved from overseas to Europe in 2020, playing his first season in the second-league Swedish Södertälje. Last year, he was hired by Poruba, for whom he played 43 matches with a balance of 16 goals and eleven assists. In addition, he added six starts for Vítkovice (1 + 1) in the basic part, after which he also played in the playoffs for the Ostrava club. He collected two points (1 + 1) in nine matches.
“When the offer came, I didn’t hesitate. I didn’t hear a bad word about the Pilsen club and organization, everyone just praised. And the fans are said to be the best in the league! So I’m really looking forward to it,” said Bitten.