The Nashville Predators fell to the Winnipeg Jets in the second-round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Rather surprisingly, Eeli Tolvanen did not influence the outcome — a reality which few have discussed. Signed by the Predators the moment the KHL postseason came to a close, Tolvanen’s impending arrival appeared to represent the boost of high-end
The 2018 World Junior Championships are less than three days away. While teams have until Christmas Day to finalize their rosters, Finland did not hesitate in releasing theirs — the Finns are one of the first teams to have narrowed their roster to the maximum 23 players. It was released the morning of Dec. 23rd.
The Nashville Predators probably weren’t expecting to make a steal with their late first-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. However, a Finnish winger that was projected to be selected earlier was still on the board and the Predators pounced on Eeli Tolvanen from the Sioux City Musketeers with the 30th pick. The 18-year-old Vihti, Finland
After being selected during the first round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, Russian forward Klim Kostin moved to St. Louis right away. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website Sovsport.ru, St. Louis Blues prospect, Kostin talked about his first steps in the NHL, the difference between the NHL and KHL,
After moving to Jokerit Helsinki during the 2017 season, Nashville Predators prospect Eeli Tolvanen had an incredible start to his pro career, scoring a hat trick in his first game as Jokerit defeated Dinamo Minsk 6-1 in their KHL opener. In this translated interview, originally appearing at the popular Russian website Sport Express, Tolvanen discussed