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Finland Antti Saarela

#25 Lukko / Liiga - 22/23
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GAMES
GP
G
A
TP
+/-
5
0
1
1
-1
10
0
2
2
-3
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Database: 983 663 players
Last added: Rory Gilmour
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Stéphane Da Costa 33 13 29 42
2. Brooks Macek 39 25 15 40
3. Taylor Beck 42 12 27 39
4. Reid Boucher 38 22 14 36
5. Dmitrij Jaskin 40 22 13 35
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C/W
Age
21
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
183 lbs / 83 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
22/23

Brother: Aleksi Saarela
Father: Pasi Saarela
Uncle: Ilkka Saarela

Saarela likes to play physically and doles out his fair share of nice hits, Future Considerations 2019
smart and gifted … very good offensive instincts … quality stick skills … good energy and effort … noticeable every shift … good on PP and P, ISS Hockey 2017
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2015-16 Lukko U16 “A” U16 SM-sarja Q 12 7 15 22 14 - |
Lukko U16 “A” U16 SM-sarja 26 20 15 35 24 - | Playoffs 6 8 2 10 2 -
2016-17 Lukko U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 1 3 1 4 0 - |
Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 34 5 15 20 40 - |
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 9 5 3 8 6 - |
2017-18 Lukko U18 U18 SM-sarja 5 2 4 6 4 - | Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0 -
Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 25 6 9 15 6 1 |
Lukko Liiga 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 2 2 4 4 - |
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 16 6 8 14 26 - |
2018-19 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 21 7 8 15 32 -5 |
Lukko Liiga 24 2 8 10 20 3 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -2
Finland U18 WJC-18 5 1 2 3 6 -3 |
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 19 5 4 9 39 - |
2019-20 Ilves Liiga 40 4 8 12 12 7 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 6 -5 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 0 2 2 12 - |
2020-21 Ilves Liiga 47 7 7 14 51 0 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 4 1
2021-22 Ilves Liiga 37 12 7 19 24 6 |
2022-23 Lukko Liiga 18 3 3 6 6 0 |
Projected Liiga 50 8 8 16 17 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 3 0 0 0 2 - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Liiga
2022-12-07T15:30:00-0100 Lukko vs Sport
2022-12-03T14:00:00-0100 Lukko @ Ässät
2022-12-02T15:30:00-0100 Lukko vs Ilves
2022-11-26T14:00:00-0100 Lukko @ TPS
2022-11-23T15:30:00-0100 Lukko vs Kärpät
2022-11-19T14:00:00-0100 Lukko vs TPS
2022-11-16T15:30:00-0100 Lukko @ HIFK
2022-10-14T15:30:00+0000 Lukko @ Pelicans
2022-10-12T15:30:00+0000 Lukko vs KooKoo
2022-10-08T13:00:00+0000 Lukko @ Sport
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 - | 0
International-Jr 4 60 16 17 33 0.55 83 - | 0
Liiga 6 167 28 33 61 0.37 113 16 | 2 9 0 3 3 0.33 4 -1
U16 SM-sarja 1 26 20 15 35 1.35 24 - | 1 6 8 2 10 1.67 2 -
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 13 10 16 26 2.00 14 - | 0
U18 SM-sarja 2 39 7 19 26 0.67 44 - | 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 0 -
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 46 13 17 30 0.65 38 -4 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 2 2 4 0.80 4 - | 0
WJC-18 1 5 1 2 3 0.60 6 -3 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 6 -5 | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
15
Teamwork
14
Speed
14
Puckhandling
14
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/30/2022
04/30/2022 Confirmed Ilves Lukko
12/16/2020
12/16/2020 Extension Ilves Ilves
04/03/2019
04/03/2019 Confirmed Lukko Ilves
05/09/2018
05/09/2018 Extension Lukko U20 Lukko
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Date Article Website
05/21/2019 Pronman’s 2019 NHL Draft Board: Top 107 prospects TheAthletic.com
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2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #74 by Elite Prospects

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #76 by FCHockey

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #100 by McKeen's Hockey

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #24 by NHL Central Scouting

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