Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

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Brayton Wilson
August 30, 2019 - 12:11 pm
The Buffalo Sabres released their roster for the 2019 Prospects Challenge, which gets underway next Friday at Harborcenter. Our 2019 Prospects Challenge roster. -- Get streaming info, ticket prices and more: https://t.co/5LVxAviOMw pic.twitter.com/ty3yF85Bm8 — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) August...
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Brayton Wilson
May 09, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Buffalo Sabres prospect goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has earned another high honor from the Ontario Hockey League in his first full season in North America. The league announced on Thursday that the 20-year-old netminder has been named as the recipient of the Red Tilson Trophy as the OHL's Most...
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Brayton Wilson
April 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Buffalo Sabres prospect goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has earned some high praise in his first season playing in North America. In his first season with the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League, Luukkonen posted a 38-11-2 record in 53 games with a 2.50 goals-against average and a league-best ...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2019 - 10:27 am
(WGR 550) - Amerks general manager Randy Sexton has announced that Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has undergone successful hip surgery. The Sabres' 2017 second round pick played one game in Rochester this season, making 32 saves in a win. In a statement, Sexton said, “Ukko-Pekka underwent hip surgery in New...
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January 08, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Since the Buffalo Sabres' 10-game winning streak in November, the season has taken a bit of a turn in the opposite direction. In an 18-game stretch, the Sabres have gone 6-8-4, and have started to slide down the standings with other teams behind them playing well. In addition, the Sabres have...
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Brayton Wilson
January 06, 2019 - 10:43 am
For the third time in six years, Finland captures gold at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. The Finns wrapped up the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship on Saturday, stunning the United States with a late 3-2 win at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. After a scoreless...
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Brayton Wilson
January 05, 2019 - 10:23 am
For the second time in three years, the United States will play for the gold medal at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship. On Saturday night, USA Hockey will go for the program's fifth ever gold medal as they get set to face Finland in the final game of the 2019 World Juniors in Vancouver,...
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Brayton Wilson
January 03, 2019 - 7:27 am
10 teams entered, only four teams remain. Friday kicks off the semifinal round of the 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship after a wild and crazy quarterfinal round on Wednesday in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Buffalo Sabres have three of their four prospects...
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Brayton Wilson
January 02, 2019 - 10:44 am
The preliminary round of the 2019 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship has wrapped up in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The Buffalo Sabres will have all four of their prospects playing in the tournament taking part in the quarterfinal round, which gets underway on Wednesday...
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Brayton Wilson
December 26, 2018 - 6:19 am
The day after Christmas always kicks off the opening day of the IIHF Under-20 World Junior Championship, which takes place this year in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Last year, Canada re-claimed the title in Buffalo with a 3-1 win over Sweden in the gold medal game. It was the...
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