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Florida Panthers Central Division
Aleksi Heponiemi • #20 • LW
Status:On the taxi squad
Ht/Wt:5'10", 154 lbs.
Born:Jan 9, 1999 (22 yrs) in Tampere, FIN
Experience:0 years
Drafted:Drafted by Florida in 2017 (2/40).
Scouting Report
Is a near-elite passer and playmaker. Owns game-changing speed, tremendous dangling ability and a very high hockey IQ. Shoots the puck with accuracy. Is also a willing student who wants to improve his deficiencies. Lacks height and is significantly light for the professional hockey ranks, so he must add a lot of bulk and get physically stronger in order to maximize his talent at the highest level. His lack of size hurts his defense.
Long Range Potential: Diminutive but dangerous offensive talent with good upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Hockey League Sportsman Player of the Year 2017-18
WHL Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy 2016-17
WHL Brad Hornung Trophy 2017-18
WHL East First All-Star Team 2017-18
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