The RTL WidnesWild are delighted to confirm the signing of Elvis Veldze for the 2017-18 season. A former HK Prizma Riga player Elvis has represented Latvia at under-20 level and also played in the UK for the Fylde Flyers averaging an impressive 2.34 point per game.
Elvis has spent the last 2 seasons playing in Latvia for Tukums, previously and is a big strong forward at 6ft 5, he has the ability to score goals, putting up impressive numbers in previous seasons and is a player that Wild Player-Coach Ollie Baron has actively be trying to sign since the end of last season.
Commenting on his latest signing, Ollie said;
“I was keen to have 2 imports this season, so we have strength in depth, and Elvis was the man I was after. I’m sure Elvis will be a Wildone fan favourite, and I expect Elvis to be a serious offensive threat for the Wild this season.”
Elvis now completes our “import” selections for this season alongside Pavel Vales.
Elvis will wear the #42 shirt for the Wild, his shirts are available to own and loan here.
Ollie will feature on #TTGWRADIO this Monday along with Assistant Coach Mark Gillingham and will be discussing the Wild signings to date along with outlining his plans for the fourth coming season.