Aleksi SaarelaC | Panthers
Aleksi Saarela has eight goals in 12 Liiga gamesNovember 19, 2020 | 10:35 AM
Aleksi Saarela has netted eight goals and provided 10 points through 12 contests in Finland's Liiga this campaign.
Analysis: Saarela, who is playing on loan from the Florida Panthers, is tied for third in the league in goals. He had two goals and two assists in nine outings with the Panthers last year after he was acquired from Chicago on Oct. 22, 2019. Saarela spent most of the year in the AHL where he had 12 goals and 31 points in 43 matches for Springfield. He received a qualifying offer from Florida Oct. 7 and remains an unsigned restricted free agent.