ANTTONI HONKA
European Skater - JUKURIT, FINLAND
Final Rank:22Midterm Rank:19
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:5' 10"Weight:178
Born:October 5, 2000
Born in:Jyvaskyla, FIN

• Honka, a defenseman, spent the majority of the 2018-19 season in the Finnish Elite League split between JYP (16 GP) and Jukurit (11 GP).

• Named Best Defenseman in Finland’s junior league in 2017-18 after registering 4-13—17 in 28 games with JYP’s junior club.

• A two-time gold medalist on the international stage, Honka was a member of Team Finland’s championship teams at the 2019 World Junior Championship and 2018 Under-18 World Championship.

• His brother, Julius Honka, is a defenseman who was selected 14th overall by the Stars in the 2014 NHL Draft. He has appeared in 87 NHL games with Dallas from 2016-17 to 2018-19 (2-11—13 in 87 GP).

• Models his style of play after Penguins defenseman Kris Letang.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019JYPFINLAND161346
2018-2019JUKURITFINLAND112246
2018-2019KEUPAFINLAND-21125710
2018-2019JYP JR.FINLAND-JR.62792
2018-2019FINLAND (2019 WJC Championships)NATOUR60002
2018-2019FINLAND (2018 WORLD JUNIOR SUMMER SHOWCASE)NACAMP50330
2018-2019FIN U20 (5 Nations tournament in Turku 2019)ITLTOUR42024
2018-2019FIN U20 (4 Nations Tournament in Hodonin 18-19)ITLTOUR30114
2017-2018JYP JR.FINLAND-JR.284131722
2017-2018JYPFINLAND202792
2017-2018KEUPAFINLAND-270338
2017-2018FIN (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR70556
2017-2018FIN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2017)ITLTOUR40110
2017-2018FIN U18 (5-Nations tournament in Plymouth 2018)ITLTOUR40000
2017-2018FIN U18 (5-Nations Tournament in Hameenlinna 2017)ITLTOUR30554
2017-2018FIN U18 (5 Nations tournament in Zuchwil 2017)ITLTOUR31124
2016-2017JYP JR.FINLAND-JR.262796
2016-2017JYP U18FINLAND-JR. U1870442
2016-2017FINLAND (2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR50000
2016-2017FIN U17 (5 Nations Tournament in Dmitrov 2017)ITLTOUR40330
2015-2016JYP U18FINLAND-JR. U18313694