Aleksi Saarela (F) from Carolina Hurricanes to Charlotte Checkers

Drafted 2014, 1 #41 overall by Jokerit in the KHL Draft

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #155 by HOCKEYPROSPECT.COM

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #137 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #103 by ISS HOCKEY

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #31 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (EU Skaters

Career transactions
– 2014-10-16 • Signed to a one-year contract extension with Ässät
– 2014-04-29 • Signed to a one-year contract with Ässät
– 2013-05-04 • Signed to a one-year contract extension with Lukko
– 2012-2013 • Contracted to Lukko

Career assingments
– 2013-2014 • Assigned to Lukko U20

Other memorable dates
– 2016-01-05 • Won World Junior Championship gold medal
– 2015-12-23 • Selected to U20 World Junior Championship roster
– 2015-04-16 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster
– 2014-04-16 • Selected to U18 World Junior Championship roster
– 2013-02-19 • Made Liiga debut against Tappara and scored first Liiga goal and assist at the same game. (At the age 16y 01m 12d, he became second youngest goal scorer ever in Liiga)
– 2012-12-10 • Selected to U17 World Hockey Challenge roster