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Getting to Know: Matias Mantykivi

18-year-old Finland native is a 5-foot-11 left shot

by Riley Nelson @NHLBruins / ­- The Boston Bruins selected forward Matias Mantykivi with the 185th pick (sixth round) on Saturday afternoon at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver.


Here is everything else you need to know about Mantykivi:

Matias Mantykivi: 6th Round, 185th Overall

Last team: SaiPa


Position: Forward


Height: 5 feet, 11 inches


Weight: 161 pounds


Shoots: Left


Birthday: June 21, 2001 (18 years old)


Hometown: Lappeenranta, Finland


Central Scouting: 122nd-ranked European skater


Miscellaneous: Mantykivi has played with SaiPa teams for the past three seasons. In 2018-19, the 18-year-old assistant captained SaiPa U20 (jr. A SM-liiga), tallying 12 goals and 24 assists for 36 points in 34 games. He skated in nine games for SaiPa U18 (Jr. B SM-sarja), producing 13 points (seven goals, six assists). He scored one goal in six games with SaiPa (Liiga) and was loaned to Kettera where he tallied four assists in 11 games in the regular season and six points (goal, five assists) in 13 playoff games. The 5-foot-11, 161-pound forward tallied 14 goals and 18 assists for 32 points in 14 games with SaiPa U18 (Jr. B Mestis Q), 24 points (13 goals, 11 assists) in 12 games with SaiPa U18 (Jr. B SM-sarja) and 13 points (eight goals, five assists) in 29 games with SaiPa U20 (Jr. A SM-liiga) during the 2017-18 season.


In 2016-17, the Lappeenranta, Finland native was an assistant captain forSaiPa U16 (Jr. C SM-sarja Q), scoring 11 goals and collected 15 assists for 26 points in 18 games. That season he also recorded 13 points (nine goals, four assists) in five games for SaiPa U16 in the Jr. C SM-sarja, six points (goal, five assists) in two games for SaiPa U18 (Jr. B Mestis Q) and 23 points (11 goals, 12 assists) in 14 games with SaiPa U18 (Jr. B Mestis). In the Jr. B Mestis playoffs, he scored one goal and tallied one asisst for two points in two games.


Mantykivi has also represented Finland on the world stage on numerous occasions.

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