Jesse Puljujärvi profile

Jesse Puljujarvi, forward, Finland

Jesse Puljujarvi, forward, Finland

17-year-old Finnish winger Puljujärvi has had a breakout tournament at the 2016 World Junior Hockey Tournament. With 12 points (5 goals, 7 assists) in 4 round-robin pool games, Puljujarvi is the tournament’s leading scorer as part of the event’s highest scoring line.

Puljujärvi, a 6’3″ right winger with excellent scoring hands a la Rick Nash, will go high in the 2016 NHL entry draft after his performance in the world’s top showcase of the best young players.

Born: Älvkarleby, Sweden, 1998
Height/weight: 191 cm (6’3″) / 89 kg (196 lbs)
Position: right wing
Current team: Kärpät, Finnish Liiga
drafted: eligible for 2016 NHL entry draft

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