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Olli Juolevi

Born:May 5, 1998Draft:2016 Canucks, #5 Overall
Hometown:Helsinki, FinlandPosition:Defence
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:Florida Panthers

Olli Juolevi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈolli ˈjuo̯leʋi]; born 5 May 1998) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected fifth overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Born and raised in Finland, Juolevi developed in the Jokerit program before he moved to North America to play major junior hockey with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)’s London Knights in 2015. After one season with London, he was drafted by the Canucks.

Internationally, Juolevi has represented Finland in three World Junior Championships, winning gold at the 2016 tournament.

Vancouver Canucks' Olli Juolevi
Olli Juolevi, seen here with the Vancouver Canucks (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

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Achievements

  • Named a Top-Three Player on Team Finland at the 2018 World Junior Championship (WJC)
  • Won a gold medal with Team Finland at the 2016 WJC
  • Named to the 2016 WJC and Memorial Cup All-Star Teams
  • Memorial Cup and OHL Championship with the London Knights (2016)

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