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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Vili Saarijarvi
Prospect guru Jon Litterine debuts his keeper rankings and provides ETAs for 200 NHL prospects.
Jon Litterine updates the top-200 prospect list as the season heads into the new year. Which players have graduated and which have dropped off the list? Find out where Dylan Strome ranks.
Jon Litterine previews each team's top-10 prospects. Mathew Barzal led the Seattle Thunderbirds to the WHL title last season. What can he do for the Islanders this year?
Jonathan Litterine ranks the top-100 prospects entering the 2017-18 season. What kind of impact can Mathew Barzal have for the Islanders this season?
Jon Litterine previews the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship, which features future NHL stars like Arizona's Dylan Strome.
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Saarijarvi shouldn't be defined by his small stature at 5-foot-10, 165 pounds. The Finn blitzed through the OHL circuit between Flint and Mississauga from 2015-17, amassing 23 goals and 51 assists over 93 games, and only six months after Detroit drafted him (2015 third round, 73rd overall), he earned a gold medal at the U20 World Junior Championship in his home country. Last year, Saarijarvi registered 11 assists in 42 appearances with AHL Grand Rapids, but he failed to score and even played in the ECHL for 10 games. Still, Saarijarvi has a rocket for a shot and is capable of directing a power play, so he'll be worth watching if only he can separate himself from the likes of Libor Sulak and Filip Hronek -- a pair of prospects knocking on that same door for playing time in Detroit.