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Aleksi Heponiemi

Born:January 9, 1999Draft:2017 Panthers 40th Overall
Hometown:Tampere, FinlandPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:Florida Panthers

Aleksi Heponiemi (born 9 January 1999) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Heponiemi was selected in the second round (40th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by the Panthers.

Swift Current Broncos center Aleksi Heponiemi
Swift Current Broncos center Aleksi Heponiemi (20) fires the puck out of the defensive zone during Game 4 of the Western Hockey League Championship between the Everett Silvertips and the Swift Current Broncos at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, WA. Swift Current defeated Everett by a final score of 1-0. (Photo by Christopher Mast/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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  • WHL Most Proficient Newcomer (2017)
  • WHL First Team All-Star (2018)
  • WHL Most Sportsmanlike Player (2018)
  • CHL Sportsman of the Year (2018)
  • IIHF U20 World Juniors Gold Medal (2019)