• His most memorable hockey moment was participating in the 2008 Under-18 World Championships. He was named the Top Forward for the tournament after leading all players in scoring with 19 points (10-9-19) and a plus-10 rating in six games.
• He was six years old when he first started playing hockey. He credits his parents on the success of his career thus far for having driven him to games and practices, an hour each way, for seven years.
• When asked which style he patterns his game after, Rajala says that he tries not to copy anyone in particular, but he likes the way Henrik Zetterberg plays.
NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL Player: Henrik Zetterberg
Movie: Slap Shot 2
TV Show: CSI
Video Game: NHL
Actress: Jessica Alba
Music Group: Nickelback
Pump-up Song: Rock or heavy music
Pre-game meal: Spaghetti Bolognese