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Hockey Commit - Tiuraniemi, Veli-Matti (D), USHL Dubuque/Finland

laxmomlaxmom Dodds God
edited January 2017 in Ice Hockey Recruiting

Veli-Matti Tiuraniemi http://www.dubuquefightingsaints.com/roster_players/14000789?subseason=319544
Dynamite offensive defenseman on Kärpät U20, a part of the Junior A SM-Liiga...scored 38 points (10 goals, 28 assists) in 50 games, the most points by a defenseman in the league...received the Raimo Helminen Award for best plus/minus (+37), and the Jere Lehtinen Award for Gentleman of the Year...had prior playing experience alongside the 2016 NHL Draft's fourth overall pick Jesse Puljujärvi



  • redhawksnredsredhawksnreds Senior Barfly
    That's what I'm talking about! Welcome!!
  • dave67dave67 Wealthy Alum
    Very interesting! :)  Pronounciation (sic) guide please.
  • Spanks004Spanks004 Wealthy Alum
    I think we just had another the other day as well...Italian sounding kid!
  • dave67dave67 Wealthy Alum
    Spanks004 said:

    I think we just had another the other day as well...Italian sounding kid!

    Bene, ho copito!
  • 2xHawk2xHawk Senior Barfly
    ...knows how to do magic tricks..
  • BonkBonk Off-Campus Slummer
    dave67 said:

    Very interesting! :)  Pronounciation (sic) guide please.

    Should be VEL-ee MAT-ee TOO-uh-ruh-nee-AY-me
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