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    Joona Kunnas
    7 Joona Kunnas
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Vantaa, Finland

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 195

    Position:
    Defenseman

    Birthdate:
    01/08/1993

    Last Team:
    Middlesex Islanders (EJHL)

    11/02/2013

    Men's Ice Hockey Tops Sacred Heart, 4-2

    Huskies sweep weekend to improve to 2-2-1 on the season and 2-0 in league.

    01/04/2014

    UConn vs UMass

    UConn vs UMass Men's Hockey

    12/30/2013

    UConn vs Sacred Heart

    UConn vs Sacred Heart Men;s Hockey UConn Classic

    2013-2014 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 32 games his rookie season...Scored 13 points, second among UConn rookies, on two goals and 11 assists...Tied for 17th among Atlantic Hockey freshmen in scoring and tied 22nd among the AHA defensemen with 13 points...Tied for fifth on the team with 11 assists...Scored his first career goal in a 4-3 win over Holy Cross (Nov. 12)...Scored his only power play goal of the season in a 5-3 win at Air Force (Jan. 31)...A maintstay on the UConn power play unit, recorded five power play points (1g/4a) and tied for third on the team with 20 shots on goal...Finished the regular season with a +1 rating...Came up with 27 blocked shots defensively.

    Before UConn: Played for Jokerit U16 and Kiekko-Vantaa U16 and U18 in his native Finland before coming to North America in 2010...Spent the 2010-11 season with the Los Angeles Jr. Kings U18 in the MWEHL, totaling seven points in 21 games...Moved to the BCHL for the 2011-12 season and played in 43 games for the Coquitlam Express, scoring a goal and notching eight assists to go along with 29 penalty minutes...After a quick trip back to Finland for nine games with Jokerit U20 in 2012-13, landed with the Middelsex Islanders in the EJHL...Posted a 4-11-15 scoring line in 32 games for the Islanders...Played in the 2013 EJHL All-Star Game.

    Personal: Born Jan. 8, 1993...an exploratory major.

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