JUUSE SAROS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Forsberg, Maenalanen, Saros highlight Preds at WJC

No, it was not Canada, Russia, Sweden, nor, for the second year in-a-row, United States who won the 2014 World Juniors Championship in Malmo. It was Finland, who knocked off the Swedes in the gold medal match, 3-2 in overtime. Six Nashville Predators prospects participated in a total of thirty-one games. Filip Forsberg highlights the list of future Preds after being awarded ‘Most...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Finland Shocks Everyone To Win WJC Gold by   Bradshaw Furlong

Coming in as the heavy, heavy favorite, Sweden couldn’t stay perfect as they lost their only game of the tournament at the worst time: the gold medal game. While they did outplay Finland for a lot of the game, Juuse Saros was stellar in goal stopping 35 of 37 and Rasmus Ristolainen scored the “golden goal” in overtime to give [...]
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Saros leads Fins to gold, Forsberg named tournament MVP

He posted tournament-best numbers and just led his team to the gold. Juuse Saros, a fourth round pick of the Nashville Predators in this past June’s draft, led Finland past host country Sweden for their third World Juniors gold medal and first medal of any color since 2006. The 18-year old was also named to the tournament’s first All-Star Team despite not winning Best Goaltender...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Finland, Sweden advance to final of world junior tourney

Juuse Saros helped Finland beat Canada in the world junior hockey semifinals, making 23 saves in a 5-1 victory Saturday. Finland will play Sweden in the final Sunday. Sweden beat Russia 2-1 in the first semifinal. ''It's a dream final for us -- Finland and Sweden,'' Finnish forward Henri Ikonen said. ''It's a great rivalry. Young players like ourselves...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Saros has solid outing at Junior Evaluation Camp

From August 3-10, USA Hockey hosted the 2013 National Junior Evaluation Camp. Four countries participated, including Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States. Five Nashville Predators prospects participated in the outing showing off their skills to scouts, while representing their respective countries in international play. The Predators' prospect who made the most...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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