Antti Tuomisto

Born: 2001-01-20

Team: Ässät U20

Position: Defenseman

Shoots: Right

Height / Weight: 6-5 / 196

REPORT: ÄSSÄT @ HIFK U20, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019

The Red Wings second rounder continued his strong play with Ässät U20 in the early stages of the season. Tuomisto picked up a pair of assists in a 6-5 overtime loss to HIFK and patrolled the Ässät U20 blueline, logging almost 30 minutes of ice-time. He played with a lot of poise and had a high-panic threshold with the puck. He is an excellent passer of the puck and can start clean breakouts from his own end. He made plays at both ends of the ice and run the power play well at the point, displaying smooth hands and a heavy shot. He is a rather strong skater who gets around the ice well, but could improve his lateral mobility and footwork. He has a long reach which helps him in stick and puck battles. He can defend the slot efficiently and has some snarl. Tuomisto seems to have already made strides from last season and has recorded eight points in five games.