BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — As we count down to the NHL Draft on June 23rd in Chicago, our fifth News 4 Premier Prospect is Miro Heiskanen, a Finnish defenseman whose steady, balanced game may lead to him being the first blue-liner selected.
Here’s the lowdown on Heiskanen:
Defense (left shot)
6’0, 174 lbs
In one sentence:
Using more finesse than force, Miro Heiskanen is a prime example of the new breed of defenseman: Reliable as a puck-mover, sharp with his shot… and smart with his checks, as Heiskanen rarely picks up penalty minutes.