|Free Agent prospects - 20+|
|Written by Miika Arponen|
August, 2012 - Joni Ortio is an athletic young goalie with great talent. Despite his young age, he has been playing in men's games for three seasons. Ortio has been compared many times to his biggest idol Miikka Kiprusoff, and that's not only because they're both Turku natives. Ortio is most well-known for his outstanding performance in the 2011 World Juniors where he posted GAA of 1.86 and .931 saving percentage. Ortio has the ability to keep his nerves calm even in tight situations. He is under contract to the Flames but will play on loan in HIFK Helsinki this season as their starting goaltender.
Will need to turn career back around in Europe to re-generate interest from NHL teams.
Highlights of Ortio's first game for Team Finland:
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|Last Updated on Saturday, 09 March 2013 14:07|