RALEIGH, NC - The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes forward Teuvo Teravainen is the team's nominee for the 2019 NHL All-Star Last Men In vote. Fans will vote to select one player from each division to attend the 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend from Jan. 25-26 in San Jose.
Fans can vote online or on their mobile device through the NHL App. Ballots are available in eight languages (English, French, Czech, Finnish, German, Russian, Slovak and Swedish), and fans are permitted to vote ten times per 24-hour period. Voting opens Thursday, Jan. 3 at 12 p.m. ET and closes Thursday, Jan. 10 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Teravainen, 24, ranks second on the Hurricanes in assists (21) and points (29), and ranks fifth in goals (8). The 5'11", 191-pound forward has skated in 201 career games with the Hurricanes, posting 135 points (46g. 89a). Teravainen led Carolina in assists (41) and power-play points (20) during the 2017-18 season and ranked second on the team in points (64).
The Helsinki, Finland, native has represented his country at the World Cup (2016), the IIHF World Championship (2018) and the IIHF World Junior Championships (2013, 2014), winning gold as Finland's captain at World Juniors in 2014. Teravainen was acquired by the Hurricanes on June 15, 2016 along with Bryan Bickell from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft (Artur Kayumov) and a third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft (Keith Petruzzelli). Teravainen was drafted by Chicago in the first round, 18th overall, of the 2012 NHL Draft.