• 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.
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
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.
— Hockey Hall of Fame member Brett Hull on former teammate Mike Modano, whose No. 9 was retired by the Dallas Stars on Saturday