From Elite Prospects:
- BIRTHYEAR 1999-04-22
- BIRTHPLACE Vihti, FIN
- AGE 18
- NATION Finland
- POSITION LW
- SHOOTS L
- HEIGHT 179 cm / 5'10"
- WEIGHT 82 kg / 181 lbs
His immediate future is in doubt, as he was turned down by the Boston College admissions department despite being scheduled to play for their hockey club next season.
A tough hit for the Eagles: Eeli Tolvanen, a likely first round pick tomorrow, has received a thumbs down from the BC admissions department.— USHR (@USHRhockey) June 23, 2017
However he is a shot generating machine according to prospect analyst Corey Pronman:
Best forward shot generators in USHL (non-NTDP) in their first draft season of the past decade. 2017 draft eligible are highlighted pic.twitter.com/PDv46pkHSd— (((Corey Pronman))) (@coreypronman) June 21, 2017
Here’s a brief overview of the pick:
Welcome Eeli to Nashville!Posted by On the Forecheck on Friday, June 23, 2017
We’ll bring more coverage of this pick and the draft later, but what are your thoughts?