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Finland Kristian Vesalainen

#93 Winnipeg Jets / NHL - 21/22
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Last added: Gabrielle Abramson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Hank Crone 17 7 20 27
2. Nathan Smith 18 11 15 26
3. Drew Worrad 16 5 21 26
4. Owen Sillinger 16 9 15 24
5. Louis Boudon 20 8 15 23
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
22
Height
6'4" / 192 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
$894,167 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time Champions Hockey League Champion 1
1-time SHL Champion 1
1-time SM-liiga Champion 1
Plays a versatile, high-tempo offensive game…battles for pucks and space…a beast along the wall and difficult to move in front of the net, Futureconsiderations.ca 2017
Kristian is a big, forward with good offensive tools including a powerful shot. His release is heavy and he can get it off fairly quickly, Hockeyprospect.com 2017
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 4 2 3 5 0 |
HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja 5 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2013-14 HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 9 8 12 20 0 |
HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja 28 18 21 39 8 | Playoffs 3 2 2 4 2
HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja 9 1 1 2 0 |
HJK U16 U16 Mestis 1 1 0 1 0 |
HJK U18 U18 Mestis 3 2 3 5 2 |
2014-15 HIFK U16 U16 SM-sarja 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 2 1 3 0
HIFK U18 U18 SM-sarja 18 10 5 15 29 | Playoffs 12 5 3 8 4
HIFK U20 U20 SM-liiga 17 1 1 2 0 -3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -1
Finland U17 WHC-17 6 3 2 5 4 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 24 8 5 13 8 1 |
2015-16 Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 1
Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 37 15 19 34 0 14 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 1
Frölunda HC SHL 19 1 1 2 0 3 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 1
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 4 4 8 4 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 2 4 6 6 8 |
2016-17 Frölunda HC J20 J20 SuperElit 10 4 0 4 14 -7 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 -2
Frölunda HC SHL 26 1 5 6 2 -1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
HPK Liiga 9 1 0 1 0 -1 |
Finland U18 WJC-18 7 6 7 13 8 5 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 9 6 7 13 10 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 0 -4 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12 4 3 7 4 -4 |
2017-18 HPK Liiga 44 19 20 39 6 0 |
Kärpät Liiga 5 3 1 4 0 1 | Playoffs 18 4 4 8 14 -2
Finland U20 WJC-20 5 2 4 6 2 6 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 3 6 9 6 |
2018-19 Winnipeg Jets NHL 5 0 1 1 0 0 |
Manitoba Moose AHL 22 4 9 13 10 -1 |
Jokerit KHL 31 6 11 17 0 3 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 4 0
2019-20 Manitoba Moose AHL 60 12 18 30 10 -16 |
2020-21 HPK Liiga 10 4 4 8 4 0 |
Winnipeg Jets NHL 12 0 1 1 0 0 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 0
Manitoba Moose AHL 6 1 4 5 0 -2 |
2021-22 Winnipeg Jets NHL 21 2 0 2 0 4 |
Manitoba Moose AHL 3 1 0 1 0 -1 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Finland U17 EYOF 3 2 1 3 2 4 |
2015-16 Frölunda HC Champions HL 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 0 0 0 0 1 |
2016-17 Frölunda HC Champions HL 6 2 1 3 0 3 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Wed 08/12 Winnipeg Jets vs Carolina Hurricanes
Mon 06/12 Winnipeg Jets vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Sat 04/12 Winnipeg Jets vs New Jersey Devils
Tue 30/11 Winnipeg Jets vs Arizona Coyotes
Sun 28/11 Winnipeg Jets @ Calgary Flames
Thu 25/11 Winnipeg Jets @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Tue 23/11 Winnipeg Jets vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Sat 20/11 Winnipeg Jets @ Vancouver Canucks
Fri 19/11 Winnipeg Jets @ Edmonton Oilers
Wed 17/11 Winnipeg Jets vs Edmonton Oilers
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 91 18 31 49 0.54 20 -20 | 0
Champions HL 2 9 2 1 3 0.33 0 3 | 0
EYOF 1 3 2 1 3 1.00 2 4 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 | 0
International-Jr 3 55 21 21 42 0.76 28 -3 | 0
J18 Allsvenskan 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 1 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 1
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 2 47 19 19 38 0.81 14 7 | 2 6 2 2 4 0.67 0 -1
KHL 1 31 6 11 17 0.55 0 3 | 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 4 0
Liiga 3 68 27 25 52 0.76 10 0 | 1 18 4 4 8 0.44 14 -2
NHL 3 38 2 2 4 0.11 0 4 | 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
SHL 2 45 2 6 8 0.18 2 2 | 2 6 0 0 0 0.00 2 1
U16 Mestis 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 - | 0
U16 SM-sarja 3 33 18 21 39 1.18 8 - | 3 5 4 3 7 1.40 2 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 13 10 15 25 1.92 0 - | 0
U18 Mestis 1 3 2 3 5 1.67 2 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 27 11 6 17 0.63 29 - | 1 12 5 3 8 0.67 4 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 1 17 1 1 2 0.12 0 -3 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1
WHC-17 2 11 7 6 13 1.18 8 - | 0
WJC-18 2 14 8 11 19 1.36 14 13 | 0
WJC-20 2 11 3 5 8 0.73 2 2 | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
15
Puckhandling
15
Strength
14

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
11/08/2021
11/08/2021 Up/Down Manitoba Moose Winnipeg Jets
11/04/2021
11/04/2021 Up/Down Winnipeg Jets Manitoba Moose
10/21/2020
10/21/2020 Loan Winnipeg Jets HPK
11/23/2018
11/23/2018 Loan Winnipeg Jets Jokerit
08/26/2018
08/26/2018 Confirmed HPK Winnipeg Jets
02/21/2018
02/21/2018 Loan HPK Kärpät
04/28/2017
04/28/2017 Confirmed Frölunda HC HPK
11/15/2016
11/15/2016 Loan Frölunda HC HPK
05/13/2016
05/13/2016 Extension Frölunda HC J20 Frölunda HC
08/27/2015
08/27/2015 Confirmed HIFK U20 Frölunda HC J20
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2016, 1 #19 overall by SKA St. Petersburg in the KHL Draft

Drafted 2016, 2 #68 overall by Flint Firebirds in the CHL Import Draft

Drafted 2015, 4 #54 overall by Waterloo Black Hawks in the USHL Futures Draft

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #19 by ISS Hockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #17 by FCHockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by McKeen's Hockey

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #15 by TSN/McKenzie

2017 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #7 by NHL Central Scouting

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