3 Samuli Jalkanen
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2000-2001:
Played in 33 games... Was third on the team in assists with 13... Netted the game-winning goal and an assist in the 2-0 victory over Northeastern (1/13)... Recorded his first career multiple-point game with two assists at Boston University (12/2)... Had an assist in the overtime win against UMass Lowell (11/3)... Totaled eight assists in eight games starting 11/16 and ending 12/14... Recorded one assist in games against Colgate (10/21), New Hampshire (11/4) and UMass Lowell (2/3)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic team.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 1999-2000:
Played in 30 games... Missed final six games due to injury... Saw action at left wing in 4-2 win over Harvard... Tied for second among defensemen in assists with five... Scored his first career goal against Notre Dame (12/11)... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic team... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall and spring for having a GPA above 3.0.
BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS:
Played for Jokerit of the Finnish Junior A league... Had 24 points in 45 games in 1998-99... Team was 1996 and 1998 Finnish Champions... Played on the silver medal winning under-18 European Championship team in 1996... Team captain in 1998-99... Five-time team MVP for Jokerit.
THE SAMULI JALKANEN PERSONAL FILE:
Jussi Samuli Jalkanen... Son of Jussi and Irma Jalkanen... Born August 21, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland... Served 11 months in the Finnish national army... Management major.