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Juuse Saros

European Goalie - HPK JR., FINLAND-JR.
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:1
Position:GoalieCatches:Left
Height:5' 9"Weight:161
Born:April 19, 1995Hometown:Hameenlinna, FIN
Born in:Forssa, FIN
Drafted: 2013: NSH (4th Round / 99th Overall)  Nashville Predators
• In 2012-13, Saros backstopped HPK to the Junior ‘A’ SM-Liiga championship and led all netminders in goals-against average (1.86) and save percentage (.933). He also was selected to the league’s All-Star Team.

• Saros helped Team Finland to a bronze medal at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship and was named Best Goaltender after finishing second in the tournament in goals-against average (1.86) and save percentage (.946).

• His childhood hockey idol was Vezina Trophy winner and fellow Finn Miikka Kiprusoff.

FAVORITES


NHL team: New York Rangers
NHL player: Marc-Andre Fleury
Shootout move: “Forsberg”
Movie: Remember the Titans
Video game: FIFA 12
TV show: Entourage
Book: “Valmiina Loppuotteluum” by Gunnar Nordstrom
Pump-up song: “Ready for War” by 50 Cent
Home-cooked meal: Pasta
Place to visit: Monaco

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAAMinSOSv%
2011-2012HPK JR.FINLAND-JR.312.53180320.910
2012-2013HPK JR.FINLAND-JR.371.86222040.933
2013-2014FIN (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR61.5734500.943
2013-2014HPKFINLAND441.76262470.928