European Goalie
Finland
JuuseSaros
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 5' 9"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 161
LAST CLUB TEAM: HPK JR., FINLAND-JR.
BIRTHDATE: April 19, 1995
MID RANK: 1
HOMETOWN: Hameenlinna, FIN
FINAL RANK: 1
BORN IN: Forssa, FIN
• In 2012-13, Saros backstopped HPK to the Junior ‘A’ SM-Liiga championship and led all netminders in goals-against average (1.86) and save percentage (.933). He also was selected to the league’s All-Star Team.

• Saros helped Team Finland to a bronze medal at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship and was named Best Goaltender after finishing second in the tournament in goals-against average (1.86) and save percentage (.946).

• His childhood hockey idol was Vezina Trophy winner and fellow Finn Miikka Kiprusoff.

FAVORITES


NHL team: New York Rangers
NHL player: Marc-Andre Fleury
Shootout move: “Forsberg”
Movie: Remember the Titans
Video game: FIFA 12
TV show: Entourage
Book: “Valmiina Loppuotteluum” by Gunnar Nordstrom
Pump-up song: “Ready for War” by 50 Cent
Home-cooked meal: Pasta
Place to visit: Monaco