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Erik Haula

Erik Haula  #56

NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: March 23, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Pori, Finland
WEIGHT: 188 DRAFTED: MIN / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (182nd overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS *Set career highs in games played, goals, penalty minutes, shots, hits and blocked shots. Ranked third on team in takeaways (38) *Won career-high 11 faceoffs (out of 16) vs. TOR (1/2) *Tied career high with five shots at LA (10/19) PERSONAL *Charitable interests include the Hockey Dreams Foundation and working at youth hockey camps in the offseason *His father, Tomi, played and coached semiprofessional (American) football in Finland *Began playing golf at age 10 and won the Wild s golf tournament entering this season s training camp *During the Wild s inaugural season in 2000-01: Was in third grade playing hockey with Pori Assat
USHL All-Rookie Team (2010) USHL Second All-Star Team (2010) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2013)
Quote of the Day

Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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