Thomson released from Finland’s World Junior camp
Kelowna Rockets defenceman, Lassi Thomson has been released from Finland’s World Junior team selection camp.
The Tampere, Finland, native was one of four cuts made. Forward Aleksi Klemetti and defencemen Mikko Kokkonen and Joona Riekkinen were also released.
Thomson suited up for Finland’s first pre-tournament game against Denmark as their seventh defenceman on Wednesday in Langley, B.C. He was held pointless and had two penalty minutes in the 7-0 victory.
Libor Zabrasky is still with the Czech Republic camp. They will wrap up their pre-tournament schedule tomorrow against the Americans in Langley, B.C.
You can see Lassi and the rest of the Rockets kick off the rest of the season on Saturday, December 29th, when they host the Kamloops Blazers at Prospera Place. Tickets are on sale at selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250762-5050.
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