Juuse Saros to Compete for Predators’ Backup Role

Solving the backup goaltender spot be has not been on the list of things to do in recent years for the Nashville Predators. But after deciding to move on from Carter Hutton, who signed a two-year, $2.25 million with the St. Louis Blues on Friday, the Predators will have to determine Pekka Rinne’s backup for next season at September’s training camp. Mazanec vs. Saros Mazanec...
Via The Hockey Writers
23 days ago

Predators Pick Up Medals at 2016 IIHF Worlds

The Nashville Predators may have been late to the party at the 2016 IIHF Worlds, but two players got their hands on medals as Ryan Ellis helped Team Canada take the gold over Juuse Saros and Finland. Canada blanked Finland 2-0 in the gold medal game. Ellis, who had really come into his own this season as a second-pair defenseman with his partner Mattias Ekholm, was able to cap a...
Via The Hockey Writers
May 24, 2016

Predators sign goalie Juuse Saros of Finland to 3-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Juuse Saros to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Finland native expected to play in North America next season. The Predators announced the deal Tuesday. Saros, 20, was the 99th selection in the 2013 draft by Nashville. He ranked in the top five of HPK's 60 Finnish Elite League this season with six shutouts...
Via Associated Press
June 16, 2015  |  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 can't imagine a better situation...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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