Mikael Salmivirta
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Mikael Salmivirta

Hometown:

Helsinki Finland

Team:

Finland

Currently Playing In:

Europe

Birthday:

1992-02-08

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2010

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

6-0

Acquired:

Eligible for the 2010 NHL Draft

Weight:

172 lbs.

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History

2008-09: Played for HIFK in Finland’s Junior "B" SM league.  In 23 games, Salmivirta scored 5 goals and 18 assists for 23 points.

2009-10: Played for HIFK’s Junior "A" team. In 40 games, Slmivirta scored 8 goals and added 26 assists for 34 points.  Also picked up 38 penalty minutes on the season.  In 12 playoff games, he scored 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points.  Part of the bronze medal-winning Team Finland in the U-18 World Junior Championships.  In 6 games, he scored 1 goal and 1 assist for 2 points.

Talent Analysis
Two-way center.
Future
Ranked No. 20 among European skaters by Central Scouting (final).