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Manitoba Moose forward Joona Luoto jokingly begins English interview in Finnish

Finnish forward Joona Luoto pulls a fast one by speaking Finnish instead of English in his scrum after practice.

We’ve discussed Winnipeg becoming Finnipeg for some time now. Currently there are two Finnish players with the Jets (Patrik Laine & Ville Heinola) and three with the Moose (Sami Niku, Kristian Vesalainen and Joona Luoto).  It was a Suomi day after Moose practice today as all three players with the AHL squad were interviewed.

Joona Luoto was asked about his adjustment to living in Winnipeg the past couple of months after spending his entire life in Finland.  He jokingly began the interview in Finnish and then deadpanned saying “Oh I thought this was Finnish day so you want me to speak Finnish…oh sorry” before he laughingly told the gathering “hey guys you have to crack yourselves up”.

It is always good to see players showing off their personality.

Before getting your Wednesday going with the latest news be sure you're all caught up from day 13 of Jets training camp.

Another day with both the Jets and Moose on the ice for training camp in Winnipeg.

Be sure you check out to get fully updated on the latest doing with the NHL and AHL clubs of Winnipeg.

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Following day 2 of Moose training camp hear from Nicholas Jones and Colin Bilek.

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