F 6'3" 190
Born: August 6, 1997
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Shoots: Left
Drafted: FLA 2016 (1st, 23rd)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2016-17 Denver NCAA   37 22 21 43 16   - - - - -
2017-18 Denver NCAA   40 23 29 52 18   - - - - -
  Florida NHL   4 1 0 1 0   - - - - -
2018-19 Springfield AHL   24 5 17 22 8   - - - - -
  Florida NHL   50 8 10 18 4   - - - - -
2019-20 Florida NHL   4 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
  Springfield AHL   49 11 12 23 10   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   73 16 29 45 18   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   49 11 12 23 10   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   122 27 41 68 28   - - - - -

BIOGRAPHY

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers on 3/26/18 ... Selected to the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic (did not play) ... Is a perfect 4-for-4 in career AHL shootout attempts ... Began the 2020-21 season with HIFK in his native Finland.

2019-20

Began his second professional season in the NHL with Florida ... Played four NHL games before joining AHL Springfield on 10/20 ... Scored a goal in his first AHL game of the season at BRI (10/25) ... Scored game-winning goals in consecutive games vs. ROC (10/27 - overtime) and vs. HER (11/1) ... Recorded his first career shorthanded goal vs. BRI (11/27) ... Scored the only goal of the shootout at WBS (12/31) ... Ranked third on the Thunderbirds with five power-play goals.

2018-19

Split his first full professional season between AHL Springfield and NHL Florida ... Posted four points (1g, 3a) in his AHL debut at LV (10/12) ... Recorded his second four-point game (2g, 2a) vs. HFD (10/28) ... Had three points (1g, 2a), including his first professional goal on the power play, vs. BNG (12/9) ... Recalled by Florida on 12/15 and spent the remainder of the season in the NHL. Led AHL rookies with 15 assists at the time of his recall ... Tallied his first NHL point of the season with his first NHL assist at BUF (12/18) ... Scored his first NHL power-play goal at TOR (12/20) ... Selected to the AHL All-Star Classic on 1/3 but did not play ... Registered his first NHL multi-goal game (2g) and multi-point game (2g, 1a) vs. CAR (3/2).

2017-18

Joined NHL Florida at the conclusion of his college season ... Made his NHL debut at OTT (3/29) ... Scored his first NHL goal 1:22 into the first period at BOS (4/8).

COLLEGE

Recorded 95 points (45g, 50a) over 77 NCAA games with Denver University ... Won 2017-18 NCHC Championship ... Won 2016-17 NCAA National Championship ... Finalist for 2017-18 Hobey Baker Award ... Named 2016-17 NCHC Rookie of the Year ... Two-time NCAA First Team West All-American ... In 2017-18 season was named NCHC Player of the Year and Forward of the Year, while also being named to the NCHC All-Tournament Team and NCHC First All-Star Team.

INTERNATIONAL

Represented Finland at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship.