Exclusively for KHL.HR, the best Croatian hockey player, Borna Rendulić, will finally make his NHL debut and thus make his dreams become true. Colorado Avalanche will host the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center tonight, starting at 9:00 PM ET. That’s 3am CET.
“I’m all too happy! I’ve been waiting a long time for this and now finally the hard work pays off!”, commented Borna catching his breath.
He was in Grand Rapids with his Lake Erie Monsters when he found out he had to board the flight for Denver.
“The coach told me in the bus I’ve been called up and had to pack my stuff. The flight was waiting to take me to Denver. That’s all I know for now.”
His play in the Lake Erie Monsters earned him the chance to prove him under the big lights. Details are still undisclosed. Rendulić is expected to be in the fourth forward line.
“I expect to play in the fourth line, all I know for now is that I should play.”
Colorado is currently last in their Central division of the Western conference with 24 points out of 27 games. The Predators are coming with 36 points out of 26 games.
This will mark a historic moment in Croatian hockey – it will be the first time ever that a Croatian-born player will skate on the NHL ice.
Photo by. Davor Sajko/HRsport