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Kasper
Kulonummi

Kasper Kulonummi is an offensive-minded defenseman who skates very well and finds ways to create chances for his team when on the attack. Using his combination of skill and speed, he is at his best when the puck is on his stick. Agile maneuvers enabled by strong edge work helps him navigate the neutral zone…

Date of Birth
March 1, 2004
Position
Defense
Height
6'0"
Draft Year
2022
Place of Birth
Helsinki, FIN  
Shoots
Right
Weight
178 lbs
Draft Result
3/84 (NSH)
DATE PLAYER NAME LEAGUE AUTHOR
Jan 12/22 Kulonummi Kasper 23158 – Jokerit U20 vs. JYP U20 U20 SM-sarja by Derek Neumeier View Report
Nov 28/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22856 – Finland vs. Switzerland 5NATIONS by Rasmus Tornqvist View Report
Nov 26/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22850 – Jokerit U20 vs. KooKoo U20 U20 SM-sarja by Joshua Frojelin View Report
Nov 13/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22785 – Sweden vs. Finland 5NATIONS by Dennis Schellenberg View Report
Oct 14/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22621 – Jokerit U20 vs. Assat U20 U20 SM-sarja by Brandon Holmes View Report
Oct 11/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22605 – JYP U20 vs. Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja by FCHockey Staff View Report
Sep 6/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22430 – Finland vs. Sweden HLINKA by Douglas Larson View Report
Aug 17/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22377 – Switzerland vs. Finland HLINKA by Rasmus Tornqvist View Report
Aug 10/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22359 – Sweden vs. Finland HLINKA by Austin Broad View Report
May 2/21 Kulonummi Kasper 22047 – Finland vs. Team USA WJC-18 by Austin Broad View Report

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A TP PPG +/- PIM
2022-2023 Tappara liiga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Jokerit U18 u18-sm-sarja 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Jokerit U20 u20-sm-sarja 40 3 26 29 0.73 7 12
2020-2021 Jokerit U20 u20-sm-sarja 19 0 5 5 0.26 2 0
2019-2020 Jokerit U18 u18-sm-sarja 27 2 11 13 0.48 4
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Kasper Kulonummi is an offensive-minded defenseman who skates very well and finds ways to create chances for his team when on the attack. Using his combination of skill and speed, he is at his best when the puck is on his stick. Agile maneuvers enabled by strong edge work helps him navigate the neutral zone and enter opponent territory with possession of the puck. While on offense, he has shown above-average vision and the ability to get the puck to the front of the net, generating chances for himself and teammates. He has established himself as a very good passer at both ends of the ice, and is able to hit the tape of teammates in motion. He’s possession-driving defenseman thanks primarily to his feet and his brain. Both tend to remain active for the full duration of his shift, sometimes to his detriment. Using aggressive pinches, he is always looking to keep the puck in the offensive zone and will take a lot of risks to ensure this happens. He does struggle in his own end, where his decision-making is very suspect at times. Learning how to reign in the offense first mentality a bit would help him take fewer chances that lead to shot attempts against. As with many young defenders, he needs to get stronger such that he can be more effective winning puck battles and fighting for position. Being a right shot defenseman, he will get a boost in how he’s viewed by NHL teams – but the flaws in his game will need some work if he wants to ascend to the professional level in North America and become an everyday member of a team’s top-six. Kulonummi’s ceiling is a top-four puck-moving defender, but he has some work to do before that ceiling can become a reality.


– FCHockey’s 2022 NHL Draft Guide