UPDATE SHL/NLA - As Ticinonews reports, SKA St. Petersburg's Patrick Thoresen is leaving the KHL next season - but not for Switzerland. The forward will be joining a team in the Swedish Hockey League, an official announcement is expected soon.

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The Norwegian international was rumored to be on his way to HC Lugano during the past weeks, where he had already played during the 2008-09 season, scoring 21 goals and 48 assists in 55 appearances.

In the past season, the 31-year-old has played in 60 games for KHL team SKA St. Petersburg and was able to register 48 points. (lcu)

UPDATE It's official. Current KHL-Champion Patrick Thoresen leaves SKA St.Petersburg in direction of Sweden, where he has signed a two-year contract with Djurgårdens IF, as the SHL-club announces on their website. (rlu) - 22 April 2015, 5:02 PM