96 Mikko Rantanen
2016-2017 Twenty-first Season
Reebok Edge 2.0. Set 2. Neck tagging 58
Colorado Registration No. 041796
From the second set of home jerseys, worn from January 6 to April 4, 2017, Mikko Rantanen was in the lineup for 15 of those 16 games. The jersey shows moderate wear, with a scattering of light marks. The elbow areas have numerous small scuffs and light burns. The rear numbers have some large, lighter brush marks. The right shoulder patch has a sharp burn, and the left patch has a small but clear black mark. The NHL Centennial patch is located on the right sleeve below the right sleeve numbers. The jersey is accompanied by the Avalanche COA.
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Mikko Rantanen was born on October 29, 1996, in Nousiainen, Finland. A star for HC TPS in his homeland, he was selected 10th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Rantanen would crack the Avalanche's opening night roster to start the 2015-16 season, but would spend the majority of the year with the club's AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage. In 52 games for the Rampage he scored 24 times and added 36 assists. Rantanen was selected to the AHL All-Star Game and became the second-youngest participant in the event's modern history.
On the international stage Rantanen helped Finland capture gold at the 2016 World Junior Championship and silver at the 2016 World Championship.
In 2016-2017, his rookie NHL season, he led the Avalanche in goals (20 goals, 75 games).
Right Wing - shoots L
Born: October 29, 1996 - Nousiainen, Finland
6-4, 211 lbs.
Drafted by Colorado Avalanche, round 1 #10 overall 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
- AHL All-Rookie Team (2016)
- AHL Second All-Star Team (2016)
- Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL - Rookie of the Year) (2016) (co-winner - Frank Vatrano)