After going to Sweden in Round 2 the Jets go back to Finland as they select 6’2 left-shooting centre Henri Nikkannen
Has strong vision and playmaking skills that he can build upon , Future Considerations 2019
He’s able to take advantage of his size when battling for pucks along the boards or trying to gain position in the slot, Hockeyprospect.com 2019
Nikkanen was not at the draft in Vancouver. According to The Athletic’s Corey Pronman, Nikkanen was a projected top pick coming into the season who had a tough year including injuries.
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