Ville Husso, the Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender, plays for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Husso began his professional life at HIFK in his native Helsinki. During the 2013–14 Liiga season, he made his club debut with the men’s squad. In the 2015–16 season, he led HIFK to the Liiga finals, where Tappara defeated them.
Who Are Ville Husso Parents? Family Ethnicity And Background
Ville Husso was born in Helsinki, Norway, to his Finnish parents on February 6, 1995. The hockey goalie has hidden the media from his parents’ identities. Thankfully, Ville has posted a few pictures on his Instagram account for them to view.
The hockey goalie’s Instagram page has photos with Niko Mikkola and a few others.
The 27-year-old player belongs to The White ethnicity. The goaltender spent most of his childhood in Uusimaa, where he was born.
Since childhood, he has been very fond of sports and consequently chose ice hockey as his career.
Ville Husso Contract After NHL Draft 2022
After the move, Ville Husso agreed to a $14.25 million, three-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings. Husso joins Alex Nedeljkovic as a goaltender for them.
The 27-year-old will earn $4,750,000 in the season 2022-2023. It has significantly increased from last which was $75,000.
Starting on Thursday is the NHL draft. The 33rd pick would be made on Friday as the round resumed.
Due to Jordan Binnington’s injuries and the COVID protocol, Husso started the 2021–2022 season regularly. He helped the Blues into the playoffs after taking over as the starter in the second part of the season and recorded his first NHL shutout against the Minnesota Wild in the opening round.
The Finnish goaltender made postseason history by being the first goalkeeper in Blues history to post a shutout.
He returned to the lineup after losing his starting job in the playoffs when Jordan Binnington hurt himself against the Colorado Avalanche in the second round. In his 57 career NHL games, Husso has a 2.74 goals-against average and.912 save percentage.
Ville Husso Net Worth
Ville Husso’s net worth in 2022 is $5 million. With his increased salary of $4,750,000 per season.
This wealth will surely multiply after having an increment in salary of more than $4 million per year. A significant portion of Ville’s income is comprised of his salary and endorsements.
Following his second entire season with the Blues, Husso, an impending free agent, was traded at the 2022 NHL Draft Entry to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a third-round selection on July 8, 2022. The Red Wings immediately signed him to a three-year, $14.25 million contract
The Finnish player supported Juuse Saros in goal during Team Finland’s gold-winning performance at the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He participated in the competition twice.