2007-08: Put up decent numbers, playing in 40 games where he racked up 22 points in the U20 league for Assat. He also represented Team Finland at the 2008 U18 tournament, where he tallied a goal and three assists in six games.
2008-09: With Shattuck St. Mary's, he racked up 22 goals and 49 assists. Roomed with Swede Alexander Fallstrom.
Haula speaks nearly flawless English. His father used to coach American football in Finland, and he had Americans staying in his house growing up who taught him English. Also speaks Swedish.
2011-12: Haula was the leading scorer for WCHA champion Minnesota as a sophomore. He scored 20 goals with 29 assists in 43 games and was plus-17 with 30 penalty minutes. He scored 8 power play goals for the Golden Gophers. Minnesota won the regular season title but were upset in the WCHA tournament by North Dakota. The Gophers returned the favor in the NCAA tournament – defeating North Dakota in the West Regional final to reach the Frozen Four.
Haula is an incredible passer and has good speed to go along with it. He's only 5'11 though and quite light yet. Excellent character.
Currently playing his junior season at the University of Minnesota, and could use another year or two of seasoning.