Tournament Review: U18 Five Nations (February 2020)

By |2020-02-10T13:00:27-05:00February 10th, 2020|Feature Story|

Jake Sanderson, Stanislav Svozil, Emil Andrae, Marat Khusnutdinov and Roni Hirvonen were some of the stars of the U18 Five Nations tournament in Czech Republic.   Last week, under-18 teams from Finland, Sweden, Russia, Czech Republic and USA got together in Czech Republic to play a Five Nations tournament. European teams have these kind of [...]

Prospect Ramblings: Bigger Opportunities in Finland because of the WJC (Dec 15)

By |2019-12-15T12:07:17-05:00December 15th, 2019|Prospects Rambling|

Nikkanen is one of the players getting a bigger opportunity in the Finnish Liiga because of the World Juniors.   Most of the players on Finland’s current WJC camp roster are full-time Liiga players which means less-established prospects could get bigger opportunities during the World Junior Championship tournament. This increased opportunity only lasts 5-7 [...]