TUKONEN EARNS HONORS, BRONZE MEDAL FOR FINLAND
During the tournament, Tukonen finished the preliminary game versus Norway with a plus-5 rating, one goal and three assists on Friday, December 30. He also fed the game-winning assist to teammate Teemu Laakso in overtime of the quarterfinal game against Sweden on Monday, January 2. In the bronze medal contest on Thursday, January 5 against Team USA, Tukonen scored the game-winning goal in the third period and assisted on the final goal to clinch third place for team Finland.
Tukonen has been named a member of the Media All-Stars team for his performance.