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Sebastian Aho
Sebastian Aho (b. 1997) Hurricanes 2016.jpg
Born 26 July 1997 (1997-07-26) (age 22),
Rauma, Finland
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
173 lb (78 kg; 12 st 5 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Ässät
Kärpät
Ntl. team Flag of Finland Finland
NHL Draft 35th overall, 2015
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2014–present

Sebastian Antero Aho (born 26 July 1997) is a Finnish professional ice hockey player for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing careerEdit

LiigaEdit

Aho made his Liiga debut playing with Oulun Kärpät during the 2013–14 season.[1]

NHLEdit

Aho was rated amongst the top 20 European forward skaters eligible for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.[2][3] He was subsequently selected in the second round, 35th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes.

On 13 June 2016, Aho was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Carolina Hurricanes.[4] On 13 October 2016, Aho made his NHL debut in the season opening game and got his first point with an assist.[5] On 12 November 2016, Aho scored his first goal, which was followed by a second goal in a 5–1 win over the Washington Capitals.[6] Aho got his first career hat trick in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers on 31 January 2017.[7] Consequently, He became the youngest player in Hurricanes/Whalers franchise history to score a hat trick.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Oulun Kärpät Liiga 3 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Oulun Kärpät Liiga 27 4 7 11 10 10 1 2 3 2
2014–15 Ässät Liiga 3 0 2 2 0
2015–16 Oulun Kärpät Liiga 45 20 25 45 2 14 4 11 15 8
2016–17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 24 25 49 26
NHL totals 82 24 25 49 26
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Finland Finland
Ice hockey
World Championships
Silver 2016 Russia
World Junior Championships
Gold 2016 Finland

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2013 Finland IH18 5th 4 0 0 0 2
2014 Finland IH18 5th 4 5 2 7 0
2014 Finland WJC18 6th 5 2 1 3 4
2015 Finland WJC18 Silver medal icon 1 0 1 1 0
2015 Finland WJC 7th 5 0 0 0 2
2016 Finland WJC Gold medal icon 7 5 9 14 4
2016 Finland WC Silver medal icon 10 3 4 7 4
2016 Finland WCH 8th 3 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 26 12 13 25 12
Senior totals 13 3 4 7 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. Finnish Sebastian Aho: "We made it to the semi-finals, but every game in the CHL is different" (7 February 2015). Retrieved on 17 October 2016.
  2. "NHL CSS 2015 International skaters final rankings". Retrieved on 17 October 2016. 
  3. NHL Central Scouting's 2015 final rankings (8 April 2015). Retrieved on 8 April 2015.
  4. Canes Agree to Terms with Sebastian Aho (13 June 2016). Retrieved on 17 October 2016.
  5. After NHL debut, Aho after a win (15 October 2016). Retrieved on 17 October 2016.
  6. Aho has 2 goals as Canes beat the Capitals 5-1 (12 November 2016). Retrieved on 13 November 2016.
  7. Sebastian Aho’s 1st hat trick helps Hurricanes beat Flyers to end skid (1 February 2017). Retrieved on 1 February 2017.
  8. Sebastian Aho Quickly Turning into a Star for the Carolina Hurricanes. Retrieved on 6 February 2017.

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