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Topi Niemelä

Born:March 25, 2002Draft:2020 Maple Leafs, 64th Overall
Hometown:Oulu, FINPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:

Topi Niemelä (born 25 March 2002) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for Oulun Kärpät of the Finnish Liiga. He was drafted 64th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, ranking within the top ten of European skaters.

Topi Niemelä Kärpät
Topi Niemelä (Kärpät)

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  • 2017-2018
    • U16 SM-sarja Silver Medal (Kärpät)
    • U18 SM-sarja Bronze Medal
  • 2018-2019
    • U17 WHC Silver Medal
    • U20 SM-liiga Champion
  • 2020-2021
    • U20 WJC Best Defenseman
    • U20 WJC Bronze Medal
    • U20 WJC Most Assists by Defenseman (6)
    • U20 WJC Most Goals by Defenseman (2)
    • U20 WJC Most Points by Defenseman (8)