Finnish NHL fans have long time no see to smile, when Patrik Laine , Mikko Rantanen , Sebastian Aho , Aleksander Barkov have risen to front-line players taalaliigan.
most of the attention has collected Laine, who is a recent congestion in spite of the problem been 105 goals in 213 regular season games.
His shot is art, the former NHL-defender Sami Salo describes the Knoll in an interview with Laine's greatest strength.
– It does not matter how bad the angle the puck comes, he still looks to have always a perfect shot.
the Finns very pisterohmu has been the last two season during Rantanen. Colorado striker scored last season 81 game 84 points. This season the pace has been even more fierce: 57 of the game in the pile is as high as 76 points.
He found the supply line, even in the face should be five clubs, Laine praises the summer workout buddy.
He is also one of the strongest players I've ever seen at that age, Laine continued.
Laine, Rantanen, Barkov and clearing the level of all the essentials that their better points average in the NHL play in Finnish has only two: Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne .
the Finns would say the situation is extremely delicious also in the sense that four of each is still below the 25-year-old. Laine, Rantanen, barkov's and aho's best years are likely still ahead of us.
the attack head the stars in addition to the Knoll to lift his article out also stars kit Miro Heiskanen and Rasmus risto types .”won't hesitate”
Finland is certainly previously produced a population in relation to relatively a lot of NHL players. The most significant change has been made rather than the number of the player profile.
– Finnish player he used to be very reliable. They played very well in two directions and created a great career in the lower chains. Now we have risen up individuals an incredible array of skills, the Vezina-winner Pekka Rinne annealing.
strider watch believes that a new kind of player profile is also the future.
– it seems to Me that kids can now watch them and try to do the same thing.
Dallas Stars-legend Jere Lehtinen wants to raise the young Finnish attitude.
Today, when these young people come along, they know immediately that they can win. They do not hesitate at all, they are not afraid to lose, Lehtinen sees.Coaching honor
Finland's new golden generation coming is seen also in the youth world championships. Under the 20-year-old in Finland has won three gold in the last six years. Before the success of the pipeline to Finland had won the youth world championships only twice in 40 years.
– If you win three times in six years, that already says something. It's not luck or one good tournament, Rantanen said.
in Addition, Finland has been less than 18 years of MM-party four times in a row in the finals. The resulting two gold, two silver.
the beach of have a hunch about what an outstanding player production is due.
– Finnish coaching is all the time better and better. There is a lot of good, young coaches coming up, and I think that the coaches are trying to focus on the personal skills of more than five or ten years ago.
Excellent coaching, thanks to Finland's top player production doesn't seem to end. The next Finnish diamond is probably the Bebe in Agility , which has many experts paper in next summer's reservation age groups secondly, the very talent second only to the U.s. Jack Hughes after.
It takes a really, really long time, that the next Finnish top players wave to come. Now however, they are here, and it seems to me that these guys just becomes every year more. I follow a really great interest to these guys, the Slope praises.Patrik Laine has been rising NHL star, but now the Finnish powder is wet. Thus he comments no strike in January.