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Aleksi Heponiemi

Position: center
Shoots: Left
Born: 1999-09-01 / Tampere, Finland
Height 179 cm
Weight 63 kg
Team: Swift Current Broncos (WHL)

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Drafted by Florida Panthers in 2017 #40


  • 2017-12-28 at Finland - Denmark, WJC 2018 by Asko Huuki

    Heponiemi played over 18 minutes against Denmark and even saw some time on power play but he wasn’t able to get any points and recorded only one shot.

    Heponiemi is physically immature and lost majority of his board battles even against the Danes. However his offensive skills are still spectacular. He plays solid passing game, and he showed great stickhandling abilities couple of times. He didn’t carry the puck too much and showed nice vision recognizing the situations well when to keep the puck and when to pass it.

    He is not the quickest player when looking the top speed, but he is agile and his lateral movement is above average. Forward was also aware of his defensive responsibilities constantly and he was usually the first player of his line to help defenders when it was required.


  • 2016-08-06 at Kiekko-Vantaa - Finland U18 by Marco Bombino

    Heponiemi had a very impressive game for Finland U18, showing excellent offensive skill set. His hands and passing were great and he also scored the tying 2-2 goal in the second period. In addition, his lateral agility and smooth skating stood out. He was constantly aware of his defensive duties and his reading of the game was also at a good level.



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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q6 3 47 0|        
  Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja15 2 57 2|        
 2014-2015 Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q10 7 1825 2|        
  Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja31 26 5076 16|        
  Ilves U18Jr. B SM-sarja1 0 00 0|        
  Finland U16 (all)International-Jr7 1 23 0|        
 2015-2016 Ilves U18Jr. B SM-sarja39 25 4065 24|Playoffs5 2 46
  Ilves U20Jr. A SM-liiga7 2 24 2|Playoffs7 1 01
  Finland U17WHC-175 0 00 0|        
 2016-2017 Swift Current BroncosWHL72 28 5886 18|Playoffs14 0 88
  Finland U18Hlinka Memorial4 0 55 0|        
  Finland U18 (all)International-Jr3 0 33 0|        
 2017-2018 Swift Current BroncosWHL32 21 5879 16|        
  Finland U20WJC-205 2 02 2|        
  Finland U20 (all)International-Jr3 1 01 0|        

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