Urho Vaakanainen

Urho Vaakanainen Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
September 07, 2019 - 5:39 pm
Bruins prospect Urho Vaakanainen adjusted to life off the ice in North America as smoothly as he did on the ice.
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Matt Kalman
January 09, 2019 - 4:35 pm
The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia was a chance for some of the Bruins’ prospects to show how they hold up against their peers Three players left with medals and all six competitors had the type of performances that left an impression on Boston...
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June 23, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Urho Vaakanainen poses for photos after being selected as the number eighteen overall pick to the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
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Erin Walsh
September 27, 2018 - 9:43 am
Urho Vaakanainen has made a great impression upon the Bruins coaching staff thus far in training camp. During Wednesday night's game in particular, he was phenomenal. But, will there be enough room for him on the roster? Or will he be sent to the Providence Bruins? Bruce Cassidy certainly did not...
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Sara Civian
June 29, 2018 - 12:46 pm
Before we talk about Bruins development camp, please indulge me in a tale of two prospects: Prospect One is past drafting age, but the NHL team that comes knocking at the end of his NCAA career won’t regret it. The rising senior has bounced around a few camps over the years. His problem is a...
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Scott McLaughlin
June 13, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney said earlier this offseason that he was hoping to get 2017 first-round pick Urho Vaakanainen signed and playing in North America next season, and now he has. The team announced Wednesday that it has signed the Finnish defenseman to a three-year entry-level...
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Cameron Kerry
June 01, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Urho Vaakanainen, who the Bruins selected with the 17th overall pick of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, remains unsigned. Don Sweeney wants to change that. Mark Divver of The Providence Journal reported Thursday that the Bruins hoped to ink the Finnish defenseman to an entry-level deal before the last...
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