Photo Finnish: Philadelphia Flyers Forward Ville Leino Interview

January 9th, 2011 by donald wood Leave a reply »
Few players see their dream through and follow it no matter the struggles.  When one becomes a success, it’s always a good story.

Philadelphia Flyers forward Ville Leino is one of those stories.

Leino has fought his way to the brightest stage in hockey and has made a name for himself.

It is still to be decided whether or not the Flyers resign Leino long term but whether they do or not, he will be a success in the NHL.

Thanks to the Flyers organization and Mr. Leino, I had the privilege of asking him about the topics that the people of Philly want to know about.


Donald Wood: How do you like Philly so far?

Ville Leino: I like Philly. It’s a good hockey town, it’s underappreciated.  It’s not a bad town at all.

DW: You had an amazing career in Finland, including leading HPK in scoring in the 2005-2006 season when HPK won their first SM-liiga championship, breaking the single season points record for Jokerit, and winning the Lasse Oksanen trophy for the best player during the regular season in the SM-liiga. What’s your legacy there and how popul ...

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