• His most memorable hockey moment was participating in the 2008 Under-18 World Championships. He was named the Top Forward for the tournament after leading all players in scoring with 19 points (10-9-19) and a plus-10 rating in six games.
• He was six years old when he first started playing hockey. He credits his parents on the success of his career thus far for having driven him to games and practices, an hour each way, for seven years.
• When asked which style he patterns his game after, Rajala says that he tries not to copy anyone in particular, but he likes the way Henrik Zetterberg plays.
NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings NHL Player: Henrik Zetterberg Movie: Slap Shot 2 TV Show: CSI Video Game: NHL Actress: Jessica Alba Music Group: Nickelback Website: Facebook.com Pump-up Song: Rock or heavy music Pre-game meal: Spaghetti Bolognese
It's hard to walk into that locker room and look those guys in the eye when they've played -- clearly, that was our best game we've played in the series -- and I thought we deserved a better fate tonight.
— Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper on his team's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 3 on Sunday