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Finland Ruben Rafkin
#6 TPS / Liiga - 21/22
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Last added: Don MacIntyre
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Søren Nielsen 3 2 5 7
2. Lucas Andersen 3 5 1 6
3. Kyle Osterberg 4 2 4 6
4. Joseph Jonsson 4 1 5 6
5. Matthias Asperup 3 3 1 4
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
19
Height
6'0" / 182 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1

He's a great puck-mover. Rafkin can execute the breakout through traffic and always places his passes in a position for his teammates to take them without breaking stride. He's physical, and I like his skating patterns off of the puck to support his partner on exits and defensive zone puck retrievals. -EliteProspects 2020 NHL Draft Guide

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2016-17 Selects Academy 16U AAA USPHL 16U 6 0 0 0 8 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 8
2017-18 Selects Academy 16U AAA USPHL 16U 5 1 3 4 0 | Playoffs 4 1 5 6 6
Selects Academy 16U AAA 16U AAA 47 10 34 44 - |
2018-19 Tri-City Storm USHL 38 2 8 10 90 9 |
Finland U17 WHC-17 6 1 1 2 10 |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 18 2 6 8 34 |
2019-20 Windsor Spitfires OHL 59 4 27 31 61 3 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 5 0 1 1 2 |
2020-21 TPS Liiga 48 4 12 16 36 10 | Playoffs 13 0 3 3 6 -4
Finland U20 WJC-20 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
2021-22 TPS Liiga 5 0 1 1 2 3 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0 1 1 8 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Finland Selects U13 WSI U13 9 1 1 2 22 |
2015-16 Finland Selects U14 WSI U14 9 3 8 11 2 |
West Coast Selects U15 WSI U15 6 1 2 3 6 |
2018-19 Finland U17 EYOF 3 0 1 1 0 -3 |
2019-20 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 3 0 1 1 2 1 |
2021-22 TPS Champions HL 4 0 0 0 4 -2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
Sat 18/09 TPS vs Lukko
Fri 17/09 TPS @ Pelicans
Wed 15/09 TPS @ JYP
Sat 11/09 TPS vs Ilves
Thu 09/09 TPS @ Lukko
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
16U AAA 1 47 10 34 44 0.94 - - | 0
Champions HL 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 4 -2 | 0
EYOF 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 -3 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 1 | 0
International-Jr 3 30 2 8 10 0.33 44 0 | 0
Liiga 2 53 4 13 17 0.32 38 13 | 1 13 0 3 3 0.23 6 -4
OHL 1 59 4 27 31 0.53 61 3 | 0
USHL 1 38 2 8 10 0.26 90 9 | 0
USPHL 16U 2 11 1 3 4 0.36 8 - | 2 8 1 6 7 0.88 14 -
WHC-17 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 10 - | 0
WJC-20 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
WSI U13 1 9 1 1 2 0.22 22 - | 0
WSI U14 1 9 3 8 11 1.22 2 - | 0
WSI U15 1 6 1 2 3 0.50 6 - | 0
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Acceleration
14
Speed
13
Puckhandling
13
Passing
13

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/03/2020
04/03/2020 Confirmed Windsor Spitfires TPS
07/29/2019
07/29/2019 Confirmed Tri-City Storm Windsor Spitfires
01/06/2018
01/06/2018 Confirmed Selects Academy 16U AAA Tri-City Storm
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2019, 1 #14 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the CHL Import Draft

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #58 by FCHockey

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #103 by TSN/Craig Button

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #104 by McKeen's Hockey

2020 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #84 by NHL Central Scouting

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