JOONA HARJAMA JOINS NÄÄDÄT (5/2019)
Forward Joona Harjama joins the team for the 2019-2020 season. The 25-year old Native of Hamina has played for Kiekko-Vantaa in Mestis (Finland 2) for the past 3 seasons, and served as captain or alternate during each season. Before his time in Vantaa, Joona played 4 seasons for KalPa in Liiga (Finland Top).
“Joona brings a huge amount of experience and leadership to the team, and is a force to be reckoned with on both ends of the ice”, summarizes Matti Karjalainen, GM of Hernesaaren Näädät.
Joona will start his sophmore year at Aalto University School of business in the fall, and is hoping to help the team succeed both domestically, as well as internationally during the rest of his studies.
“I’m tremendously excited to be part of the team and our journey in developing the University Hockey scene in Finland. We’re all looking forward to playing tough games both in Finland, as well as on an international stage. See you at the rink!”
More player news to be announced soon!