| 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
| Lahti Pelicans|
| June 23, 1996 (age 19)
Lahti, Finland (1996-06-23) |
181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Sebastian Repo Wikipedia
Sebastian Repo (born June 23, 1996) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward. He is currently playing as a prospect to the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Panthers, 184th overall, in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Repo first played as a youth at the Under 16 level as a 14-year old in his native Finland, with hometown club, Lahti Pelicans. In showing elite development within the Pelicans program he eventually made his Liiga debut playing with Pelicans during the 2014–15 season. He ended the season, playing the latter half in the North American junior system with the Sioux City Musketeers in the United States Hockey League, however was passed over in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
In the beginning of his third season with the Pelicans in 2016–17, Repo was transferred to contending Liiga club, Tappara on October 24, 2016. Playing alongside future Panthers prospect Henrik Haapala, Repo increased his offensive output to post a season best of 24 assists and 35 points in 54 games. In the post-season, he co-led the league with 6 goals in helping Tappara claim the Liiga Championship.
As an overage prospect, Repo's impressive year was capped when he was selected by the Florida Panthers in the sixth round, 184th overall, in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. On July 3, 2017, he was promptly signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Panthers.
Repo participated in multiple junior selection squad's for Finland at the International level. Repo was eventually selected to participate in his first tournament at the 2016 World Junior Championships. In playing for the host country, Repo recorded 1 assist in 7 games, featuring in the final victory against Russia to help Finland claim the gold medal.