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BLOG: Rasanen nets deflection against Slovakia

Finnish forward scores his second goal of tournament in 5-2 win over Slovakia

by Paul Gazzola /

EDMONTON, AB - Oilers forward prospect Aapeli Rasanen scored off a sly deflection in Finland's 5-2 win over Slovakia Saturday at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Rasanen redirected Vancouver Canucks defence prospect Olli Juolevi's shot-pass in front of Slovakia's crease.

Tweet from @ryanbiech: #Canucks prospect Olli Juolevi with the perfect pass to Rasanen for his first point of the tournament#Worldjuniors

The goal was Rasanen's second of the tournament. Rasanen and Team Finland will meet Team USA on Sunday.

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