F 6'2" 191
Born: Jan. 29, 1996
Birthplace: Noormarkku, Finland
Shoots: Left
Drafted: FLA 2014 (3rd, 65th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2013-14 Finland Finland   20 0 1 1 0   - - - - -
2014-15 Kingston OHL   64 18 26 44 36   4 1 1 2 8
2015-16 Assat Pori Finland   5 2 0 2 4   - - - - -
  Kingston OHL   59 22 33 55 51   9 3 2 7 6
  Portland AHL   1 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
2016-17 Springfield AHL   47 6 5 11 24   - - - - -
2017-18 Springfield AHL   59 8 20 28 16   - - - - -
2018-19 Springfield AHL   36 6 12 18 22   - - - - -
  Florida AHL   40 0 6 6 6   - - - - -
2019-20 Karpat Finland   57 22 29 51 48   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   143 20 37 57 64   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   40 0 6 6 6   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   265 44 73 117 122   - - - - -

BIOGRAPHY

Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers on 11/24/20 ... Began the 2020-21 season with Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL.

2019-20

Played the entirety of the season with Karpat in Finland's top division ... Ranked second on the team with 51 points (22g, 29a) in 57 games ... Named Liiga's Player of the Month in October.

2018-19

Split his third full professional season in North America between AHL Springfield and NHL Florida, where he played his first 40 NHL games ... Ranked second on the Thunderbirds with two shorthanded goals ... Began the season with Springfield but played only one game before earning a recall to Florida on 10/9 ... Made his NHL debut vs. CBJ (10/11) ... Recorded his first NHL point with an assist vs. OTT (11/11) ... Set a Panthers rookie record with four assists for his first career multi-point game at OTT (11/19) ... Returned to Springfield on 1/18 and spent the remainder of the season with the Thunderbirds ... Recorded a season-high eight shots on goal in his first game back from the NHL at HFD (1/19) ... Scored his first goal of the season, the eventual game-winner, vs. HFD (2/1) ... Ended the season with a goal in three consecutive games, two of which were shorthanded.

2017-18

Spent the entirety of the season in Springfield, setting career highs in goals (8), assists (20) and points (28) ... Ranked second on the Thunderbirds with two shorthanded goals ... Had two points, including his first career power-play goal, vs. HFD (10/14) ... Scored on the power play vs. LV (10/27), giving him eight points (2g, 6a) in nine games to start the season ... Recorded an AHL-career-high three points, including his second shorthanded goal of the season, vs. BRI (12/15).

2016-17

Played his first full professional season in North America with the AHL's Springfield Thunderbirds ... Opened the scoring with his first AHL goal/point, which held up as the game winner in the 2-0 victory at BRI (10/30) ... Scored his fourth goal of the season, the eventual game winner at BRI (2/4) ... Scored his first career shorthanded goal vs. UTI (2/17) ... Scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period of a 2-1 win vs. WBS (2/18).

EUROPE

Has totaled 54 points (24g, 30a) in 82 career games over three seperate seasons in Liiga, Finland's top division.

JUNIOR

Played two seasons for the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2014-15 to 2015-16, producing 99 points (40g, 59a) in 123 games.

INTERNATIONAL

Won Gold Medals with Finland at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship and the 2019 IIHF World Championship.