Jesperi Kotkaniemi won gold with Team Finland at the 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship.

Kotkaniemi Used To Playing Against Older Competition

Playing against men older than him is nothing new for Jesperi Kotkaniemi.The 17-year-old did just that last season with Porin Assat in Liiga, the highest level of professional hockey in Finland, and he didn’t look out of place. In 57 pro games, the rookie center finished with 29 points (10 goals, 19…