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Juuse Saros
European Goalie
HPK JR., FINLAND-JR.
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Left
Height:  5' 9" Weight:  161
Born:  April 19, 1995 Hometown:  Hameenlinna, FIN
Birthplace:  Forssa, FIN
Drafted:  NSH (4th Round / 99th Overall)
• In 2012-13, Saros backstopped HPK to the Junior ‘A’ SM-Liiga championship and led all netminders in goals-against average (1.86) and save percentage (.933). He also was selected to the league’s All-Star Team.

• Saros helped Team Finland to a bronze medal at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship and was named Best Goaltender after finishing second in the tournament in goals-against average (1.86) and save percentage (.946).

• His childhood hockey idol was Vezina Trophy winner and fellow Finn Miikka Kiprusoff.

FAVORITES


NHL team: New York Rangers
NHL player: Marc-Andre Fleury
Shootout move: “Forsberg”
Movie: Remember the Titans
Video game: FIFA 12
TV show: Entourage
Book: “Valmiina Loppuotteluum” by Gunnar Nordstrom
Pump-up song: “Ready for War” by 50 Cent
Home-cooked meal: Pasta
Place to visit: Monaco

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
GAA
Min
SO
Sv%
2011-2012
HPK JR.
FINLAND-JR.
31
2.53
1,803
2
.910
2012-2013
HPK JR.
FINLAND-JR.
37
1.86
2,220
4
.933
2013-2014
FIN (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
6
1.57
345
0
.943
2013-2014
HPK
FINLAND
44
1.76
2,624
7
.928




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 11 8 2 1 29 29 17
2 TBL 11 7 3 1 38 29 15
3 PIT 9 6 2 1 36 22 13
4 DET 9 5 2 2 22 19 12
5 OTT 9 5 2 2 26 22 12
6 NYI 10 6 4 0 35 36 12
7 NJD 10 5 3 2 30 34 12
8 BOS 12 6 6 0 32 30 12
9 NYR 9 5 4 0 27 30 10
10 WSH 9 4 3 2 27 23 10
11 PHI 10 4 4 2 32 36 10
12 FLA 8 3 2 3 12 17 9
13 TOR 9 4 4 1 25 25 9
14 CBJ 9 4 5 0 25 30 8
15 BUF 11 2 8 1 13 36 5
16 CAR 8 0 6 2 15 33 2

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Nelson 10 6 6 3 12
J. Tavares 10 4 8 -4 12
K. Okposo 10 3 8 -3 11
F. Nielsen 10 4 4 3 8
J. Boychuk 10 2 6 4 8
R. Strome 10 0 7 4 7
M. Grabovski 7 3 3 3 6
N. Kulemin 10 1 5 2 6
N. Leddy 10 3 2 4 5
J. Bailey 7 2 2 2 4
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Johnson 3 1 0 .870 3.46
J. Halak 3 3 0 .889 3.51

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