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Rasmus Kupari to Undergo Surgery to Repair Torn ACL

LA Kings First Round Pick in 2018 NHL Draft suffered the injury in Team Finland's opening game of the World Junior Championship

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LA Kings General Manager Rob Blake provided an injury update on Rasmus Kupari, the LA Kings No. 20 overall selection at the 2018 NHL Draft.

"Rasmus will undergo surgery later this month to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season," Blake said.

Video: Inside the Draft - Selecting Rasmus Kupari

Kupari suffered the injury during Team Finland's opening game at the 2020 World Junior Championship.

The 19-year-old forward scored 8 points (6-2=8) in 27 games with the Ontario Reign this season.

Video: Get to know a little more about Rasmus Kupari

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