- 2017-12-03 at Pelicans - Lukko, U20 by Asko Huuki
Severi Lahtinen has been in excellent form this season gathering over one point per game in Mestis, the second best league in Finland. This was his first junior game of the season and he matched the expectations with two assists against Lukko.
As expected, Lahtinen was dominant force at the offensive end. He showed excellent skill with stick, showed some fine moves, deked efficiently and was able to play quick and creative passing game. He showed that he is too good player for this league and partially because of that he tried to make too fancy moves instead of focusing of efficient play all the time. I would also like to see him going directly to the net more often.
Lahtinen is also quick player for this level even though he makes way too wide turns. Also his defensive game requires some more work as he often seems somewhat uninterested if there isn’t immediate chance to get the puck. However he is ready for pro game. He is physically mature, won majority of the board battles, intercepted the passes and made multiple takeaways. He has some holes in his game but those are easiest to fix by playing against grown-up men. Proper assessment regarding his current abilities should be made in pro game.
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|2012-2013||Pelicans U16||Jr. C SM-sarja Q||9||0||5||5||0||||
|Pelicans U16||Jr. C SM-sarja||6||1||1||2||2||||
|2013-2014||Pelicans U16||Jr. C SM-sarja Q||6||3||4||7||4||||
|2014-2015||Pelicans U18||Jr. B SM-sarja||39||12||13||25||4|||||Playoffs||3||0||3||3||0|
|2015-2016||Pelicans U18||Jr. B SM-sarja||26||16||17||33||6||||
|Pelicans U20||Jr. A SM-liiga||20||8||9||17||6|||||Playoffs||2||1||0||1||0|
|2016-2017||Pelicans U20||Jr. A SM-liiga||40||7||34||41||14|||||Playoffs||7||2||4||6||2|
|Finland U20 (all)||International-Jr||11||1||2||3||6||||
|Pelicans U20||Jr. A SM-liiga||3||0||5||5||0||||
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