Julius Junttila

Julius Junttila (born August 15, 1991) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward. He currently plays for Jokerit in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Julius Junttila
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Junttila with Kärpät, September 2014
Born (1991-08-15) August 15, 1991 (age 28)
Oulu, Finland
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Jokerit
Oulun Kärpät
Luleå HF
Sibir Novosibirsk
Växjö Lakers
National team  Finland
Playing career 2009–present

Playing careerEdit

Junttila made his SM-liiga debut playing with Oulun Kärpät during the 2009–10 SM-liiga season.[1][2] After seven seasons in the top flight Liiga, with Oulun Kärpät, he opted to move abroad to Sweden in agreeing to a two-year contract with Luleå HF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) on April 21, 2016.[3] He returned to Finland and Kärpät for the 2016–17 season.

On 7 May 2020, Junttila returned to the KHL in signing a two-year contract with Finnish competitors, Jokerit.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010-11 Scoring for Karpat (SM-liiga)". hockeydb.com. March 4, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  2. ^ "Julius Junttila player profile". Liiga. May 6, 2014. Archived from the original on August 8, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  3. ^ "Two new players presented" (in Swedish). Luleå HF. April 21, 2016. Retrieved April 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "Julius Junttila to reinforce attack" (in Finnish). Jokerit. May 7, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2020.

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