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MIKKO VAINONEN RUMORS

Predators sign Mikko Vainonen to 3-year contract

The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Mikko Vainonen (vigh-NOH-nehn) to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Predators announced the deal Friday. Vainonen, 19, spent his first season with the Kingston Frontenacs in the CHL, and the native of Finland was fourth among defensemen with 22 points. He also was the captain of Finland's team at the 2012 U-18 World Championships...
Via Fox Sports
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Press Release: Preds sign Vainonen

Today, the Preds announced they have signed prospect Mikko Vainonen to an entry-level contract...
Via Smashville 24/7
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators sign 2012 4th Round Pick Mikko Vainonen to 3 Year Entry Level Deal

From the Nashville Predators PR department: “Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed 2012 fourth-round draft pick Mikko Vainonen (MEE-koh vigh-NOH-nehn) to a three-year entry-level contract. Vainonen, 19 (4/11/94), spent his first season with the Kingston Frontenacs in 2012-13 after being selected...
Via The Predatorial
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds sign Vainonen to three-year, entry-level deal

For second consecutive day, the Nashville Predators have signed a 2012 draft pick. Thursday was the signing of third rounder Brendan Leipsic of the Portland Winterhawks. And now Friday was the signing of Mikko Vainonen, a fourth round selection. Vainonen signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Predators.  The 19 year old defenseman played in the OHL this past season...
Via Fang Faction
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Vainonen cut from Finland's U20 team

Mikko Vainonen was cut from Team Finland's Under 20 World Juniors Championship team early Friday morning after a stunning exhibition win against Team Canada the day before. The Nashville Predators'  defensive prospect was one of three who were cut.     On the bright side, forward Miika Salomaki looks to be set on Team Finland's roster. In the game against...
Via Fang Faction
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Pair of Preds prospects make Finland's selection team

Nashville Predators prospects Miika Salomaki and Mikko Vainen were named on Team Finland's 2013 World Junior preliminary roster. Salomaki, a forward, was drafted by the Predators in the 2nd round, 52nd overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Vainen, a defenseman, was drafted in the 4th round, 118th overall in the 2011 entry Draft.   Miika Salomaki is with Karpat...
Via Fang Faction
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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