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Seppälä named to Team Finland for 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Finnish Ice Hockey Federation

 

Oil Kings forward Jesse Seppälä was one of 22 players named to Team Finland ahead of the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup taking place August 5-10, 2019 in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia.

Four of the 22 players representing Finland are from the Canadian Hockey League; two from the Western Hockey League and two from the Ontario Hockey League.

The complete roster for Team Finland is as follows:

Goaltenders
30 – Joel Blomqvist, Kärpät Oulu
31 – Juha Jatkola, KalPa Kuopio
Defencemen
4 – Valtteri Koskela, JYP Jyväskylä
5 – Eemil Estonia, TPS Turku
6 – Luka Nyman, Red Bull Salzburg AUT
7 – Kasper Puutio, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
8 – Topi Cape, Fly Oulu
9 – Ruben Rafkin, Winsdor Spitfires (OHL)
25 – Rami Määttä, Ässät
Forwards
10 – Roby Järventie, Ilves Tampere
11 – Valtteri Karnaranta, Aces Pori
12 – Roni Hirvonen, Aces Pori
13 – Brad Lambert, HIFK Helsinki
14 – Eetu Lukas, TPS Turku
15 – Oskari Luoto, Tappara Tampere
16 – Oliver Suni, Oshawa Generals (OHL)
17 – Joel Määttä, Sio City Musketeers (USHL)
20 – Juuso Mäenpää, Jokerit Helsinki
22 – Eero Niemi, Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
23 – Aatu Räty, Kärpät Oulu
27 – Jesse Seppälä, Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)
29 – Veeti Korkeet, KooKoo Kouvola

 

Management Team

Pekka Peltola – Team Leader
Anssi Laine – Head Coach
Antti Miettinen – Coach
Tommo Nukari – Video Coach
Petri Vehanen – Goalkeeper Coach
Ville-Pekka Vuorinen – Physician
Juha Nakari – Physical Therapist
Niko Kuisma – Guardian

 

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