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While the Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t made any major moves in the opening days of free agency, they did bring in 29-yar-old Finnish center Petri Kontiola from the KHL on a one-year deal.
Kontiola was drafted in the seventh round, number 196 overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2004 NHL Entry Level Draft. He was with the organization for two seasons...
According to Darren Dreger of TSN, the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed free agent center Mike Santorelli to a one year deal worth $1.5 million. Toronto had been rumoured to be looking to add another NHL free agent to their bottom six, and the names floating around were between David Legwand and Santorelli. This […]
Finland took on Canada Thursday in the Quarter Finals of the IIHF World Hockey championships to a 3-2 victory. However, after the second period Finland was trailing Canada 2-1.Finnish player Petri Kontiola was hit up for a player interview right after getting off the ice. Now, Kontiola either didn’t feel like answering questions or he just isn’t good at interviews.
Finland and Belarus took to the ice in the final game of the day. It was a very quiet and uneventful match, with only a combined 30 saves between the two taken, but in the end the boys in blue and white would take the game by a score of 2-0. Finland got off to the lead with just four [...]