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Powerful winger with a great shot and a nose for the net. Needs to add quickness but already moves well for a player his size and could develop into a unique scoring threat in the NHL.


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September 2022 – Halttunen spent last season with Jokerit’s U20 team, notching 24 goals in 41 games, which is a great stat line for a draft-1 player. The situation with Jokerit is very unsure at the moment, and Halttunen made the jump to another Helsinki team, HIFK. He is expected to get some games at the Liiga level but will probably spend the majority of the season in U20 SM-sarja.

Halttunen is a right-handed winger whose biggest weapon is his arsenal of goal-scoring skills. While Halttunen can use his wicked wrist shot to score with direct shots off the rush, he can also score in many other ways, such as dirty goals from in front of the net, as his 6-3, 207 pound frame helps him to drive there. Halttunen can throw hits and protect the puck well with his size. He also skates well considering that size. Halttunen handles the puck smoothly, and he can surprise many with his great passing ability. He’s also a real powerplay force as he can score with his great one-timer. Long story short, he’s a great goal scorer with a strong offensive toolkit and has a real potential to become a first round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft. Eetu Siltanen

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 8.5
NHL Certainty 9.0
Country FIN
Position RW
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth June 7, 2005
Height 6‘3”
Weight 207 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2019-2020 Jokerit/Viikingit U16U16 SM-sarja Q29 19 2140 64|        
  Jokerit/Viikingit U16U16 SM-sarja12 13 619 49|        
 2020-2021 Jokerit U16U16 SM-sarja5 11 718 14|        
  Jokerit U18U18 SM-sarja17 9 1019 81|        
 2021-2022 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup5 0 00 6|        
  Finland U18 EYOF4 0 22 0|        
  Jokerit U18U18 SM-sarja0 0 00 0|Playoffs5 3 25
  Jokerit U20U20 SM-sarja41 24 1438 75|Playoffs1 1 01 25 
  Finland U17 (all)International-Jr3 3 03 2|