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BREAKING: Fifth Overall Pick Leaves the NHL for Good

Published October 5, 2023 at 10:30
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Olli Juolevi didn't meet the anticipated performance levels in the NHL. The once fifth overall draft pick had a transient presence, never establishing himself as a consistent NHL player.

After parting ways with his PTO in Arizona, Juolevi has made a move to Sweden.

NHL Journey Ends for Olli Juolevi



The journey might not have been groundbreaking, but it appears the 2016 fifth overall pick's time in the NHL has drawn to a close.


During his NHL stint, he played for teams like the Canucks, Panthers, and Red Wings.

He's now committed to Timra in the SHL:

Olli Juolevi is set to play for Timrå IK in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). After receiving an invite to the Arizona Coyotes' training camp on a PTO, he parted ways with them on September 26th.


We wish Juolevi the best in his endeavors in Sweden. His NHL journey, on the other hand, appears to be over.
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