JYP forward Jerry Turkulainen is making a strong case to be selected in the 2018 NHL Draft.
Eetu Luostarinen is an underrated prospect who could hear his name called in the 2017 NHL Draft. He produced points at a good pace for KalPa U20 this past season, scoring 19 points in 23 games. At the Liiga level, he put up three goals and four assists in 32 regular season games, as well as one goal and … Continue reading 2017 NHL Draft Profile: Eetu Luostarinen
The Florida Panthers have signed Henrik Haapala to a two-year entry-level contract. This past season, the 23-year-old forward led the Finnish Liiga in scoring with 60 points in 51 games. In 16 playoff games, he added two goals and seven assists en route to win the championship with Tappara for the second consecutive season. Haapala was a … Continue reading Florida Panthers sign Henrik Haapala
St. Louis Blues prospect Niko Mikkola has had a breakthrough season for KalPa in the Finnish elite league. The 20-year-old defenseman put up respectable point totals in the regular season, scoring four goals and 11 assists in 56 games. In the playoffs, he has recorded one goal and two assists so far. The first thing that … Continue reading Prospect Notes: Niko Mikkola
Otto Koivula scored two goals for Ilves in a 4-1 win over HIFK. Koivula has put up eight points in his last seven games and he's on a four-game point streak. The New York Islanders' fourth rounder is one goal shy of 10 goals in his rookie season. Niilo Halonen started his first Liiga game for … Continue reading Liiga Prospect Notes – February 14
Aleksi Saarela had a rough start to the season, but has picked up his game lately.