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10 things you didn’t know about Sudbury Wolves goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

World Junior gold medalist shares origin of his name, favourite Canadian treats and who he wouldn't want to face in a shootout

Sudbury Wolves goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen returned from the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championships in British Columbia with a gold medal around his neck, after Team Finland defeated the United States in the final.

So what does a star netminder eat before a game? What are his favourite Canadian treats? Who is his favourite band and who would he not want to face in a shootout? What is the unusual origina of his name? Watch as got to know Sudbury Wolves' Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen. 

The Wolves will welcome Luukkonen back to the lineup tonight when they take on the Mississauga Steelheads at the Sudbury Arena. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. Get tickets here.


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