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Ville Husso
European Goalie
HIFK, FINLAND
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  180
Born:  6 February 1995 Hometown:  Helsinki, Finland
Birthplace:  Helsinki, FIN
Drafted:  STL (4th Round / 94th Overall)
 • In 2013-14, Husso finished his rookie season with HIFK in Finland’s top professional league and ranked in the top ten in goals-against average (1.99) and save percentage (.923).

• A three-time medalist with Finland, he served as the backup on his country’s gold-medal winning team at the 2014 World Junior Championship, playing behind Juuse Saros (selected 99th overall by Nashville in 2013). He also backstopped his team to a silver medal at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and won bronze at the 2013 Under-18 World Hockey Championship.

• Husso played 41 games for HIFK’s junior team in 2012-13, recording seven shutouts and finishing eighth in the league with a 2.63 goals-against average.

• His favorite player is Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators.

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
GAA
Min
SO
Sv%
2011-2012
HIFK JR.
FINLAND-JR.
27
2.41
1,618
3
.913
2012-2013
HIFK JR.
FINLAND-JR.
41
2.63
2,459
7
.909
2013-2014
FIN (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
2
4.68
89
0
.854
2013-2014
HCK
FINLAND-2
6
2.14
0
.937
2013-2014
HIFK
FINLAND
41
1.99
2,355
2
.923




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