Justus Annunen Justus Annunen | FinnProspects.com Finnish Junior Hockey.com comment Annunen is a big, athletic 6’4 goalie who was the number one netminder for both KÃ¤rpÃ¤t U18 and the U17 national team last season. He is technically sound, has quick legs and looks very poised in the crease. Very smooth and has a quick glove. Just got invited to the U20 national team camp. 10 Goalies To Watch For The 2018 NHL Draft - InGoal Magazine Much like Ukko-Pekka Luukonen in the last draft class, Justus Annunen could be a bit of a wildcard heading into this season. The Finnish product of the Karpat system has been putting up excellent numbers in the junior B system, but hasn’t really been given a chance at the next level. He also scuffled a bit at this year’s Hlinka Memorial tournament, which could hurt his stock. Ideally, you would like to see him play in the Liiga against men, but that opportunity will be tough with Jussi Rynnäs and Veini Vehviläinen playing for the big club. Barring an injury to one of the top goaltenders, he’ll have to work extremely hard to make the pro team, and climb his way up the draft list. His situation shouldn’t take away from his skill set. His 6-foot-3 frame is what scouts love to see, and he plays a more-aggressive-than-average style that is very common with this generation of Finnish goaltenders. The comparisons to Pekka Rinne are inevitable, but he differs with a much more modern approach to post-integration. If he manages to package it all together this season, he will be a high riser on the European goaltenders list. Even if he doesn’t, he will tempt teams later in the draft as a potential steal candidate.