Finland, USA Announce Preliminary Rosters for the World Junior Championships

Today, Finland and the United States announced their preliminary rosters that will take part in their respective camps for the 2018 World Junior Championships Under-20. Both countries have a couple of Ontario Hockey League players on their rosters, but the majority will come Wednesday when Hockey Canada announces their preliminary roster.

Team USA

Team USA
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Team Finland

Goaltenders

Luukkonen Ukko-Pekka, HPK Hämeenlinna
Lehtinen Lassi, Lukko Rauma
Halonen Niilo, HIFK Helsinki

Defencemen

Heiskanen Miro, HIFK Helsinki
Salo Robin, Sport Vaasa
Räsänen Eemeli, Kingston Frontenacs OHL
Välimäki Juuso, C Tri-City Americans WHL
Juolevi Olli, TPS Turku
Vaakanainen Urho, SaiPa Lappeenranta
Laavainen Roope, HPK Hämeenlinna
Jokiharju Henri, Portland Winterhawks WHL
Kotkansalo Kasper, Boston University NCAA

Forwards

Jääskä Juha, HIFK Helsinki
Kuokkanen Janne, Carolina Hurricanes NHL
Turkulainen Jerry, JYP Jyväskylä
Koivula Otto, Ilves Tampere
Vesalainen Kristian, HPK Hämeenlinna
Koppanen Joona, Ilves Tampere
Moilanen Sami, Seattle Thunderbirds WHL
Tuulola Eetu, HPK Hämeenlinna
Tolvanen Eeli, Jokerit Helsinki
Nurmi Markus, TPS Turku
Räsänen Aapeli, Boston College NCAA
Ikonen Joni, KalPa Kuopio
Luostarinen Eetu, KalPa Kuopio
Heponiemi Aleksi, Swift Current Broncos WHL
Innala Jere, HPK Hämeenlinna
Kupari Rasmus, Kärpät Oulu

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