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Finland 2022

Created by: brenfox31
Initial Creation Date: May 21, 2020
Published: May 21 at 10:28
Team: 2019-20 Custom Team
Team Explanation
There are a lot of qualified players eligible for this team, and seeing as it would hypothetically exist in 2 years it is hard to know who of the older guys might regress, and who of the younger guys might improve enough to make it.

I think this team is very promising because of how young and fast it is, but the defence core lacks what the Swedish, American, and Canadian teams can bring. I think that Finland has a pretty good goaltending duo with Rask and Saros, but there is a big question mark whether Rask would still be around if a tournament took place in 2022.

These are my picks for the team and the lines, and I welcome any opinions on who you would take instead, but please be respectful. There are a lot of qualified players and I made a lot of decisions based on who I think will get picked, rather than who is necessarily the best.

Scratches are defencemen who are very close to making it.
IR are the forwards who just miss the cut
LTIR are the other goalie options
ROSTER SIZESALARY CAPCAP HITOVERAGES BONUSESCAP SPACE
29$150,000,000$102,813,057$0$13,110,000$47,186,943
Left WingCenterRight Wing
WPG
Laine, Patrik
$6,750,000
LW, RW
RFA - 2
FLA
Barkov, Aleksander
$5,900,000
C
UFA - 3
COL
Rantanen, Mikko
$9,250,000
RW
UFA - 6
CAR
Teräväinen, Teuvo
$5,400,000
RW, LW
UFA - 5
CAR
Aho, Sebastian
$8,454,000
C, LW
UFA - 5
NYR
Kakko, Kaapo
$925,000
RW
RFA - 3
NSH
Granlund, Mikael
$5,750,000
C, RW
UFA - 1
MTL
Kotkaniemi, Jesperi
$925,000
C, LW
RFA - 2
COL
Donskoi, Joonas
$3,900,000
RW
UFA - 4
FLA
Haula, Erik
$2,750,000
C, LW
UFA - 1
DAL
Hintz, Roope
$811,667
C, LW
RFA - 1
TOR
Kapanen, Kasperi
$3,200,000
RW
RFA - 3
MTL
Lehkonen, Artturi
$2,400,000
LW, RW
RFA - 2
MTL
Armia, Joel
$2,600,000
RW
UFA - 2
Left DefenseRight DefenseGoaltender
DAL
Heiskanen, Miro
$894,166
RD
RFA - 2
BUF
Ristolainen, Rasmus
$5,400,000
RD
UFA - 3
BOS
Rask, Tuukka
$7,000,000
G
NTC
UFA - 2
DAL
Lindell, Esa
$5,800,000
LD
UFA - 6
BUF
Jokiharju, Henri
$925,000
RD
RFA - 2
NSH
Saros, Juuse
$1,500,000
G
RFA - 2
CBJ
Nutivaara, Markus
$2,700,000
RD
UFA - 3
CAR
Vatanen, Sami
$2,437,500
LD/RD
UFA - 1
ARI
Raanta, Antti
$4,250,000
G
UFA - 2
WPG
Heinola, Ville
$925,000
LD
RFA - 4
WPG
Niku, Sami
$775,000
RD
RFA - 1
ScratchesInjured Reserve (IR)Long Term IR (LTIR)
Lehtonen, Mikko
$800,000
Puljujarvi, Jesse
$800,000
NSH
Rinne, Pekka
$5,000,000
G
NMC NTC
UFA - 2
CGY
Välimäki, Juuso
$894,166
LD
RFA - 2
FLA
Borgström, Henrik
$925,000
C
RFA - 1
EDM
Koskinen, Mikko
$4,500,000
G
NTC
UFA - 3
CHI
Määttä, Olli
$3,333,225
LD
UFA - 3
Lundell, Anton
$800,000
CBJ
Korpisalo, Joonas
$1,150,000
G
UFA - 1
OTT
Thomson, Lassi
$925,000
RD
RFA - 4
NSH
Tolvanen, Eeli
$894,166
LW
RFA - 2
LAK
Kupari, Rasmus
$894,167
C, LW, RW
RFA - 4
FLA
Heponiemi, Aleksi
$925,000
C
RFA - 3

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May 21 at 10:38
#1
Connor
Joined: Oct 2018
Posts: 901
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bump kakko up to the third or even second line, I think he'll be a lot better by then
May 21 at 10:40
#2
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Brendan Fox
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 503
Likes: 135
Quoting: hockeyconnor97
bump kakko up to the third or even second line, I think he'll be a lot better by then


Fair point, I had a hard time deciding how to order those right wings, so I'll move him up
May 21 at 10:48
#3
Joined: Jun 2019
Posts: 11,243
Likes: 4,790
Switch Nutivaara with one of Heinola of Valimaki, they are both going to be quite good in 2 years. Also probably move Jokiharju up the depth chart, he will probably be playing top pair with Dahlin in 2 years for Buffalo
May 21 at 11:11
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Brendan Fox
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 503
Likes: 135
Quoting: Ledge_And_Dairy
Switch Nutivaara with one of Heinola of Valimaki, they are both going to be quite good in 2 years. Also probably move Jokiharju up the depth chart, he will probably be playing top pair with Dahlin in 2 years for Buffalo


I would agree with that, the only reason I had Nuutivaara in is that he is a guarantee, and that he is a defensive dman who a lot of coaches will like for an international squad like this one.
 
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