National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Teuvo Teravainen
Selection18 (18 overall)
Previous TeamJokerit (Finland)
Notes: Finnish winger is the second-ranked European skater by NHL Central Scouting...Split the 2011-12 season between Jokerit's junior and senior clubs...Recorded 20 points (12G, 8A) in 11 games for their junior team and 18 points (11G, 7A) in 40 games in SM-liiga -- the Finnish Elite League...Had two goals and six assists in six games for Team Finland at the 2012 U-18 World Junipr Championship...Is considered by many scouts to be the best playmaker and stickhandler in this year's draft...Listed by Central Scouting at 5- foot-11, 165 pounds, Teravainen needs to work on getting bigger and stronger before making the jump to the NHL.

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