Team Finland @ 2014 WJC
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01-02-2013, 01:22 PM
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Hopefully Korpisalo takes the next step and reaches the level that Ortio and Aittokallio had in their final year. Having a goalie of that calibre would naturally make a big difference.
Ristolainen, Määttä, Pokka, Lindell, Tikkinen,
, Lehtonen and Vainonen seem like the early favorites for D. Would be an experienced group of guys if all are available.
Up front Teräväinen and Barkov are crucial, hopefully both are available. Most of the top 94- and 95-born forwards are small and lightweight, in the early going this looks problematic. Hopefully some new guys with power game potential emerge, would make for a more balanced roster.
I'd rather not see Vainio in a team Finland jersey again... I'm almost positive he's related to Niiinimaa or Arto Ruotanen in some way.
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