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Video: Horrible own-goal from the KHL

Imagine you’ve made an amazing save on an extremely tough shot and the puck is now resting on the goal line. As the puck rests in its precarious position, your defenseman swoops in and pushes the puck across and into the net. If the above scenario would send you into a fit of rage, you have a lot in common with goaltender Riku Helenius of the KHL. Watch as his defender comes in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Rumor: Terminated contract of Riku Helenius being fought by NHLPA

In what will be a very complicated grievance process the NHLPA will attempt to fight the contract termination of goaltender Riku Helenius. The Lighning minor league goalie had his contract terminated following a muddled refusal of a demotion from the AHL to the ECHL.Helenius had a successful stint in the Swedish Elite League prior to signing with the Lightning. He appeared in only...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Prospect Riku Helenius’ Contract Situation Gets Stranger by   Steven Ellis

According to reporter Lindsay Kramer, Riku Helenius has agreed to report back to the ECHL, just days after getting suspended for breaching his contract. Earlier in the week,Tampa Bay reporter Erik Erlendsson revealed some interesting news: Riku Helenius, the one-time first round pick, informed the Florida Everblades of the East Coast Hockey League on Wednesday that...
Via The Hockey House
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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