MIRO HEISKANEN
European Skater - HIFK, FINLAND
Final Rank:4Midterm Rank:6
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 1"Weight:183
Born:July 18, 1999Hometown:Espoo, Finland
Born in:Espoo, FIN
Drafted: 2017: DAL (1st Round / 3rd Overall) 

• Heiskanen collected 5-5—10 in 37 games during the 2016-17 regular season and 0-3—3 in eight playoff contests with HIFK in the top professional league in Finland.

• Internationally, Heiskanen represented Finland in their silver-medal entry at the 2017 Under-18 World Championship (2-10—12 in 7 GP), where he earned Best Defenseman honors and was named to the tournament All-Star Team after leading all skaters in assists and all defensemen in points.

• Heiskanen also represented Finland at the 2017 World Junior Championship (0-1—1 in 6 GP) and won a gold medal at the 2016 Under-18 World Championship (0-1—1 in 7 GP).

• In 2015-16, Heiskanen posted 3-11—14 in 30 games for HIFK’s junior team to capture Rookie of the Year honors. Other notable players to win the award: Hurricanes forward Sebastian Aho, Predators forward Miikka Salomaki and Canucks prospect Olli Juolevi.

• Lists former NHL forward Pavel Datsyuk as his childhood hockey idol.


GETTING TO KNOW MIRO:

If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Zara Larsson

TV show I recently binge-watched: Prison Break

The celebrity that always makes me laugh: Kevin Hart

The app I spend too much time on: Snapchat

At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Pizza

Athlete I admire most: Usain Bolt

If I could be any superhero I would be: Spider-Man

I dream of: Winning the Stanley Cup


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2017-2018HIFKFINLAND301112238
2017-2018FINLAND (2018 WJC Championships)NATOUR50220
2016-2017HIFKFINLAND3755104
2016-2017FIN (2017 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR7210120
2016-2017Finland (2017 WJC Championships)NATOUR60110
2016-2017FIN U20 (4-Nations tournament in Hodonin 2016)ITLTOUR30110
2016-2017FIN U20 (4-Nations tournament in Gothenburg 2016)ITLTOUR30000
2015-2016HIFK JR.FINLAND-JR.30311146
2015-2016HIFK U18FINLAND-JR. U1870770
2015-2016FIN (2016 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR70110
2015-2016FINLAND (2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR50442
2015-2016FIN U18 (5 Nations Tournament - Rauma 2016)ITLTOUR40220
2015-2016FIN U18 (5-nations tournament in Zuchwil 2015)ITLTOUR41340
2014-2015HIFK U18FINLAND-JR. U1835713208