Olli Juolevi
North American Skater - London, OHL
Final Rank:5Midterm Rank:5
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:182
Born:May 5, 1998Hometown:Helsinki, Finland
Born in:Helsinki, FIN
Drafted: 2016: VAN (1st Round / 5th Overall) 

• In 2015-16, Juolevi finished third among Ontario Hockey League rookie defensemen with 9-33—42 in 57 games for the London Knights, earning OHL Second All-Rookie Team and OHL Third All-Star Team honors.

• In the playoffs, Juolevi registered 3-11—14 in 18 games to help the Knights capture the OHL championship. He added 0-7—7 in four games at the 2016 Memorial Cup – where he was named to the tournament All-Star Team – to help the undefeated Knights capture the title for the second time in franchise history.

• Juolevi was a key member of Finland’s gold medal-winning team at the 2016 World Junior Championship where he led all defensemen with nine assists (0-9—9 in 7 GP) and was named to the tournament All-Star Team.

• During 2014-15, Juolevi stocked his trophy case while playing with Jokerit’s junior squad (6-26—32 in 44 GP), where he was named the league’s Best Defenseman, Rookie of the Year and selected to the First All-Star Team.

• Juolevi compares his style of play to Oliver Ekman-Larsson of the Arizona Coyotes. His favorite NHL player is Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber.

NEWS:

LONDON'S JUOLEVI GAINING TRACTION AS TOP DEFENSEMAN


JUOLEVI CONFIDENT AHEAD OF 2016 NHL DRAFT

GETTING TO KNOW OLLI...

My go-to karaoke choice is: Arttu Wiskari
Last TV show I binge-watched is: Criminal Minds
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Kevin Hart
The app I spend way too much time on is: Super Stickman Golf 2
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Meat
The athlete I admire most is: Olli Maatta
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Lionel Messi
I am inspired by: Young athletes
I am afraid of: Snakes
I dream of: Playing in the NHL

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2015-2016LONDONOHL579334216
2015-2016FINLAND (2016 WJC Championships) ITLTOUR70994
2014-2015JOKERIT JR.FINLAND-JR.446263228
2014-2015FIN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2014)ITLTOUR40110
2014-2015FIN U18 (5 Nations tournament in Zuchwil 2014)ITLTOUR40226
2014-2015FIN U18 (5 Nations in Kravare & Poruba 2015)ITLTOUR41126
2014-2015FIN U18 (4 Nations - Sundsvall 2014)ITLTOUR32024
2013-2014JOKERIT U18FINLAND-JR. U18337222963
2013-2014JOKERIT JR.FINLAND-JR.111346