‘Antifreeze in the veins’: Jets’ Sami Niku makes impact in NHL debut

Head coach Paul Maurice praises play of young stars in 5-4 OT win over Canadiens Darren Bernhardt · CBC News · Posted: Apr 04, 2018 9:00 AM CT | Last Updated: 2 hours ago The Winnipeg Jets’ Sami Niku celebrates his first NHL goal Tuesday night, after scoring on Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the third period. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian

The peak season for Finnish sanction continues – AHL’s first-rate defender!

22.12.2017 12:20 Translated from Finnish; https://www.suomikiekko.com/2017/12/suomalaissensaation-huippukausi-jatkuu-ahln-tulokaspuolustajien-ykkonen/?utm_campaign=twitter&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitter Sami Niku , defender of the Winnipeg Jets organization for this season, may be happy with his autumn season in North America. The 21-year-old defender in JYP last season finished the 1 + 1 night on Friday night when AHL’s Manitoba Moose, represented by Nik, broke the San Antonio Rampage 7-2.

NHL’s speedy possession game forging a revolution on the blue line

Photo: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images BY JEREMY FUCHS Posted: Tue Jul. 28, 2015 When Stars defenseman John Klingberg was learning to play hockey as a boy in Sweden, one thing stood out. He was always the smallest kid on the ice. Rather than give up on his dream of playing professionally before it even started to take root, Klingberg had to adapt. “I had