Teuvo Teravainen (born on September 11, 1994 in Helsinki, Finland) is a is a Finnish professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL.
He was selected in the first round (18th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Blackhawks after playing several seasons with the Jokerit organization in Finland.
Teravainen made his debut for the Blackhawks on March 25, 2014. He scored his first career NHL goal against the Winnipeg Jets on January 16, 2015.
During the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs, Teravainen made a large impact in Game 1 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals, scoring the tying goal before stripping the puck from the Tampa Bay Lightning's J.T. Brown late in the third period and setting up the eventual game-winning goal scored by Antoine Vermette.
Teravainen became the fourth-youngest player to ever score a goal in the Stanley Cup Final (at 20 years, 265 days) and the second-youngest to have a multi-point game in the Cup Final since 1990.
He won his first Stanley Cup in 2015 with the Blackhawks in his rookie season, scoring ten points in the playoff run.
On June 15, 2016, he was traded from the Chicago Blackhawks to the Carolina Hurricanes along with Bryan Bickell in exchange for the New York Rangers' 2016 second-round draft pick (50th) and a 2017 third-round pick.
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