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Elite Frölunda system develops Lehkonen, Ikonen

Elite Frölunda system develops Lehkonen, Ikonen

Montreal Canadiens draft picks Artturi Lehkonen and Joni Ikonen both share something in common. Lehkonen has recently graduated from the Frölunda Hockey Club system and Ikonen is currently developing in it. Also, Max Friberg, who captained the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate last season will head overseas to play for the club for the 2017-18 season. […]

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Lehkonen, Sergachev to begin 2016-17 in Montreal

Lehkonen, Sergachev to begin 2016-17 in Montreal

According to reports out of Montreal, star prospects Artturi Lehkonen and Mikhail Sergachev will begin the 2016-17 season in a Montreal Canadiens jersey. Projected to line-up at the second line left wing spot, Lehkonen has continued to impress across the board and go beyond what is expected. In 2015-16, the then-20 year old spent a […]

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Habs Prospect Leads SHL in Playoff Goals and Points

Habs Prospect Leads SHL in Playoff Goals and Points

The Swedish Hockey League (SHL), or as many people still remember it as Elitserien, is now two games into their championship series between the #1 seed Skellefteå AIK and #2 seed Frölunda HC. Through game two, the best-of-7 series is tied at one. The SHL has caught the eyes of many of the Montreal Canadiens faithful this […]

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Artturi Lehkonen Turning Heads in Sweden

Artturi Lehkonen Turning Heads in Sweden

Montreal Canadiens prospect Artturi Lehkonen is turning heads with his offensive dominance as a 20-year old in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). The SHL, formerly known as Elitserien, is the top professional league in the country’s ice hockey system. Artturi Lehkonen was drafted in the 2nd round (55th overall) of the 2013 National Hockey League […]

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Evans, Poehling start strong in college hockey season

Montreal Canadiens prospects Jake Evans and Ryan Poehling have begun the 2017-18 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s division I ice hockey season off to a strong start south of the border. Jake Evans (Toronto, ON) was drafted in the seventh round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft as the 207th overall pick by the […]

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