Prospect Ramblings: Projecting Team Finland for the U18 Worlds

By |2019-01-13T15:38:12-05:00January 14th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

  The WJC is still fresh in our minds but now it’s time to start focusing on the other world tournament which is actually even more interesting for people who scout draft-eligible players: the 2019 U18 World Championship tournament which is played in northern Sweden in the cities of Örnsköldsvik and Umeå.   The tournament [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Projecting Team Finland for the WJC

By |2018-12-22T06:42:19-05:00November 26th, 2018|Prospects Rambling|

  Article has been updated on December 3rd after the release of the final camp roster, and again on December 15th after confirmation that Kristian Vesalainen has declined invitation to join the team.   The World Junior Championship tournament is a month away, so it's time to start projecting which players are likely to be playing [...]

Liiga Update: January 2018

By |2018-01-20T12:18:18-05:00January 20th, 2018|Feature Story|

This month's update will be a recap of Team Finland’s performance in the WJC. Overall the tournament was another huge disappointment considering the talent that this team had. *** In the past Finland has relied on its strong teamplay in order to compensate for its lack of elite players. This year the talent was there, [...]

Prospects Ramblings: USA and Finland WJC Preliminary Rosters

By |2017-12-05T23:53:29-05:00December 5th, 2017|Prospects Rambling|

Well it’s December now, which means Christmas is coming fast, and with it the World Junior. Teams are starting to name preliminary rosters as Finland and the United States have recently done so,  let’s start there. Looking back at the World Junior summer showcase, the American top line of Logan Brown, Casey Mittelstadt and Kailer [...]

Mikko Koskinen

By |2016-07-07T21:49:02-04:00May 26th, 2016|Free Agent prospects - 20+|

Mikko Koskinen, G Shoots: L Height: 6-07 Weight: 209 Born: 1988-07-18 Hometown:  Vantaa, Finland Drafted: 2009 by New York Islanders, 31st Overall           Observations: May 2016 – Mikko Koskinen put himself back in the minds of North American hockey fans at the 2016 World Championships in Moscow. The big Finn was [...]

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