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Honka the top Finnish pick at 2014 NHL Draft

Defenceman Julius Honka was the first Finn to be selected at the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia on Saturday, Dallas Stars nabbing the prospect as the 14th player of the event.

4.7.2014 10:32

Honka remains relatively unknown in Finland having left the youth team of JYP Jyväskylä roughly a year ago to play for Swift Current Broncos in the Western Hockey League (WHL), a junior ice hockey league based in western Canada and north-western United States. At the end of his début season, he was selected to the second all-star team of the WHL.

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