Mikko Rantanen
European Skater - TPS, FINLAND
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:2
Position:Right WingShoots:Left
Height:6' 4"Weight:211
Born:October 29, 1996Hometown:Nousiainen, Finland
Born in:Nousiainen, FIN
Drafted: 2015: COL (1st Round / 10th Overall) 

• Rantanen, known for his playmaking ability, skated this season for TPS of the Finnish Elite League, where he recorded 9-19—29 in 56 games as an alternate captain. He also played for the club’s junior team in the playoffs, recording 6-8—14 in seven games en route to a league championship and Playoffs Best Player honors.

• Internationally, Rantanen has represented Finland at the 2015 World Junior Championship (4-0—4 in 5 GP) and the 2014 Under-18 World Junior Championship (3 2—5 in 5 GP) and was named a Top Three Player on his team in both tournaments. He recorded seven points (3-4—7) in five games to lead Finland at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and seven points (2-5—7) in five games at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

• He patterns his style of play after Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild.

NEWS

FINLAND'S RANTANEN TOPS LIST OF INTERNATIONAL SKATERS (click here)

FINLAND'S RANTANEN PUT ON SHOW AT WORLD JUNIORS (click here)

F
AVORITES

NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL player:
Sidney Crosby
Shootout move:
"Fake shot and then upstairs"
Goal celebration:
"First up"
Video game:
FIFA
Movie:
Taken
TV show:
Prison Break
Actor:
Neil Patrick Harris
Music group:
Eppu Normaali
Sport (other than hockey):
Soccer
Athlete (non-hockey):
Cristiano Ronaldo

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2016-2017FIN (Carlson Hockey Games 2017)ITLTOUR30110
2015-2016SAN ANTONIOAHL4421315238
2015-2016FINLAND (2016 WJC Championships) ITLTOUR72352
2014-2015TPSFINLAND569192822
2014-2015FINLAND (2015 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR54042
2014-2015FIN U20 (4 Nations tournament - Prerov 2014)ITLTOUR30002
2013-2014TPSFINLAND3754910
2013-2014TPS JR.FINLAND-JR.17513188
2013-2014FIN (2014 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR53250
2013-2014FIN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2013)ITLTOUR43470
2013-2014TPS U18FINLAND-JR. U1820220
2012-2013TPS JR.FINLAND-JR.3510142414
2012-2013TPSFINLAND152134
2012-2013TPS U18FINLAND-JR. U1852680
2011-2012TPS U18FINLAND-JR. U182258136