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Finland Mikko Rantanen
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# Player GP G A TP
1. Linus Weissbach 8 5 5 10
2. Cole Caufield 8 4 4 8
3. Kent Johnson 6 1 7 8
4. Thomas Bordeleau 6 2 5 7
5. Owen Lindmark 8 2 5 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
24
Height
6'4" / 193 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
212 lbs / 96 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
24/25
Cap Hit
$9,250,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1

An exceptionally talented playmaker and always a consistent threat on the ice; Rantanen is a combination of elite-level hockey sense, silky smooth hands, and nimble skating. Needs to improve his shot and physical play, as he doesn't take advantage of his size in many situations. All-in-all, an intelligent, big-bodied forward that oozes skill. (Curtis Joe, EP 2014)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 TPS U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 10 7 7 14 8 | -
TPS U16 U16 SM-sarja 19 4 15 19 8 | Playoffs 10 2 6 8 4
2011-12 TPS U16 “C” U16 SM-sarja Q 8 6 11 17 6 | -
TPS U16 U16 I-divisioona 8 7 11 18 2 | -
TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 22 5 8 13 6 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 2
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 4 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2012-13 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 5 2 6 8 0 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0
TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 35 10 14 24 14 -9 | Playoffs 9 2 4 6 4 -3
TPS SM-liiga 15 2 1 3 4 -1 | -
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 2 5 7 22 | -
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 6 2 4 6 2 4 | -
2013-14 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 0 2 2 0 | -
TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 17 5 13 18 8 12 | Playoffs 3 2 1 3 0 0
TPS Liiga 37 5 4 9 10 -11 | -
Finland U18 “A” WJC-18 5 3 2 5 0 2 | -
Finland U18 (all) “A” International-Jr 16 12 8 20 0 | -
2014-15 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 7 6 8 14 2 9
TPS “A” Liiga 56 9 19 28 22 -1 | -
Finland U20 WJC-20 5 4 0 4 2 3 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 4 0 4 6 0 | -
Finland (all) International 4 0 0 0 0 2 | -
2015-16 Colorado Avalanche NHL 9 0 0 0 2 -7 | -
San Antonio Rampage AHL 52 24 36 60 42 20 | -
Finland U20 “C” WJC-20 7 2 3 5 2 -2 | -
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12 2 6 8 6 -2 | -
Finland WC 5 0 1 1 2 1 | -
Finland (all) International 8 0 4 4 4 2 | -
2016-17 Colorado Avalanche NHL 75 20 18 38 22 -25 | -
San Antonio Rampage AHL 4 0 2 2 4 0 | -
Finland WC 10 4 6 10 0 2 | -
Finland (all) International 13 4 7 11 0 1 | -
2017-18 Colorado Avalanche NHL 81 29 55 84 34 0 | Playoffs 6 0 4 4 0 -1
Finland “A” WC 8 5 6 11 6 1 | -
Finland (all) International 8 5 6 11 6 1 | -
2018-19 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 31 56 87 54 13 | Playoffs 12 6 8 14 4 -1
2019-20 Colorado Avalanche NHL 42 19 22 41 14 -2 | Playoffs 15 7 14 21 6 11
2020-21 Colorado Avalanche NHL - - - - - | -
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 TPS ET 2 0 0 0 0 | -
2013-14 TPS ET 5 0 0 0 0 | -
Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 3 4 7 0 2 | -
2014-15 TPS Champions HL 6 2 0 2 29 0 | -
2015-16 Finland EHT 3 0 3 3 2 1 | -
2016-17 Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 0 -1 | -
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2019-2020
Fri 04/09 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Wed 02/09 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Mon 31/08 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Sun 30/08 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Wed 26/08 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Mon 24/08 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Sat 22/08 Colorado Avalanche @ Dallas Stars
Wed 19/08 Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes
Mon 17/08 Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes
Sat 15/08 Colorado Avalanche vs Arizona Coyotes
Skill Rating

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Shooting Accuracy
19
Speed
18
Puckhandling
18
Passing
18

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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 56 24 38 62 1.11 46 20 | 0
Champions HL 1 6 2 0 2 0.33 29 0 | 0
EHT 2 6 0 4 4 0.67 2 0 | 0
ET 2 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 4 3 4 7 1.75 0 2 | 0
International 4 33 9 17 26 0.79 10 6 | 0
International-Jr 5 48 20 18 38 0.79 14 1 | 0
Liiga (SM-liiga) 3 108 16 24 40 0.37 36 -13 | 0
NHL 6 281 99 151 250 0.89 126 -21 | 3 33 13 26 39 1.18 10 9
U16 I-divisioona 1 8 7 11 18 2.25 2 0 | 0
U16 SM-sarja 1 19 4 15 19 1.00 8 | 1 10 2 6 8 0.80 4
U16 SM-sarja Q 2 18 13 18 31 1.72 14 0 | 0
U18 SM-sarja 3 29 7 16 23 0.79 6 0 | 2 8 2 1 3 0.38 2 0
Jr. A SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 52 15 27 42 0.81 22 3 | 3 19 10 13 23 1.21 6 6
WC 3 23 9 13 22 0.96 8 4 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 2 5 7 1.40 22 0 | 0
WJC-18 1 5 3 2 5 1.00 0 2 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 6 3 9 0.75 4 1 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/28/2019
09/28/2019 Extension Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche
07/18/2019
07/18/2019 Confirmed Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Ak Bars Kazan
07/13/2015
07/13/2015 Confirmed TPS Colorado Avalanche
10/09/2014
10/09/2014 Extension TPS TPS
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2013, 2 #59 overall by Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk in the KHL Draft

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #8 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by ISS HOCKEY

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #8 by MCKEEN'S HOCKEY

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #1 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (EU Skaters

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #10 by TSN/McKenzie

Cult/Star player for Colorado Avalanche

Cult/Star player for TPS

Career transactions
- 2015-07-13 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract with Colorado Avalanche
- 2014-10-09 • Signed to a two-year contract extension with TPS
- 2013-2014 • Contracted to TPS

Career assingments
- 2015-10-22 • Assigned to the San Antonio Rampage by the Colorado Avalanche
- 2015-Spring • Assigned to TPS U20 for the playoff games
- 2013-2014 • Assigned to TPS U20 / TPS U18
- 2012-2013 • Assigned to TPS U20 / TPS U18

Other memorable dates
- 2016-01-05 • Won World Junior Championship gold medal
- 2015-12-23 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster (Named captain)
- 2015-10-24 • Made AHL debut and scored first AHL points at the same game (1+1). Goal was (assisted by B.Street and M.Geertsen),vs. the Stockton Heat (J.Gillies) +/-: +2 PIM: 0 S: 5
- 2015-10-10 • Made NHL debut against the Dallas Stars +/-: -1 PIM: 0 S: 1 TOI: 8:39
- 2014-12-22 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
- 2014-04-16 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster
- 2012-12-18 • Scored first Liiga goal against HIFK. (AGE 16, 3th youngest ever who has scored in Liiga)
- 2012-12-10 • Selected to U17 World Hockey Challenge roster
- 2012-12-01 • Made Liiga debut against Kärpät. (AGE 16, youngest ever playing in Liiga)
Trivia
- Nicknames: Hot Wheels, given to him by his former teammates Derek Famulare and Jere Pulli in reference to his young age at the time

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