5. Lukas Radil, F (Czech Republic): 4. Petri Kontiola, F (Finland): AFP 3. Viktor Fasth, G (Sweden): The final chapter of Fasth’s fast NHL career could have come to a close following his time with the Edmonton Oilers last season, but the Swedish netminder will do what it takes to change that perspective. NHL scouts like this tournament because a lot of solid players have come...
#490859009 / gettyimages.com 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...
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. Watch the...
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 [...]
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