Finland Announces Roster for Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament

Finland announced it`s roster for the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament set to run from August 8 thru August 13 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Two Ontario Hockey League players made the cut for the Finns, defenceman Eemeli Rasanen and forward Linus Nyman, both of the Kingston Frontenacs. Three other Canadian Hockey League players also mad the final roster: From the Western Hockey League Sami Moilanen (Seattle) and Aleksi Heponiemi (Swift Current) along with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League defenceman Saku Vesterinen (Charlottetown).

All but one player, defenceman Toni Utunen, are eligible for the 2017 National Hockey League Draft.

Player Pos Club Draft
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen G HPK 2017
Lassi Lehtinen G Lukko 2017
Aleksi Anttalainen D TPS 2017
Eero Teräväinen D Lincoln Stars (USHL) 2017
Bernard Isiguzo D Blues 2017
Saku Vesterinen D Charlottetown (QMJHL) 2017
Toni Utunen D Tappara 2018
Nuutti Referring Salo D TPS 2017
Eemeli Räsänen D Kingston Frontenacs (OHL) 2017
Urho Vaakanainen D JYP 2017
Santeri Aalto F Tappara 2017
Teemu Engberg F HIFK 2017
Jesse Koskenkorva F Karpat 2017
Lauri Pajuniemi F TPS 2017
Joel Kerkkänen F HIFK 2017
Aarne Talvitie F Blues 2017
Santeri Virtanen F Dubuque (USHL) 2017
Linus Nyman F Kingston Frontenacs (OHL) 2017
Aleksi Heponiemi F Swift Current (WHL) 2017
Samuel Park Kari F Tappara 2017
Santeri Hartikanen F Groton School (USA) 2017
Sami Moilanen F Seattle (WHL) 2017

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