Future Vision: Konsta Helenius is the next great centre prospect from Finland
Konsta Helenius has always found ways to produce offensively.
Taking a big role with Tappara's stacked Under-20 team as a 16-year-old, Helenius put together 28 points in 19 games before getting an opportunity to play regularly with Jukurit's on loan.
He took that chance and never looked back, stringing together the fourth-most productive season in Liiga history by an under-17 player. He went from not being on the Hlinka Gretzky Cup roster at the start of the season to centering Finland's top line at the Under-18 World Championships in spring.
The statistical profile screams potential top-15 pick, if not higher. And the tape shows the same thing, for the most part.
Rising through the ranks, Helenius has consistently been recognized as a skilled distributor and the focal point of
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