Panthers agree to ELC with Aleksi HeponiemiMay 15, 2019 | 08:54 AM
Aleksi Heponiemi has inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers.
"We are thrilled to have agreed to terms with Aleksi," said Panthers GM Dale Tallon. "He is an immensely skilled and dynamic player with excellent vision and hockey IQ. Aleksi has been an elite player at every level and a leader on winning teams on the junior and international stages. We look forward to Aleksi's development with the Panthers and believe he will be an important part of our organization's success for years to come." Heponiemi, who was selected in the second round (40th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft by Florida, skated in 50 games for Karpat of Finland's Liiga last year. He finished first in rookie scoring with 46 points (16 goals, 30 assists).