Born on 29 October 1996 in Nousiainen, Finland, Mikko Rantanen is a Finnish professional ice hockey player who plays as a forward and alternate captain for the Colorado Avalanche in the National Hockey League (NHL).
During the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected 10th overall in the first round by the Colorado Avalanche.
Rantanen began playing professionally at the age of 16 with HC TPS in the Finnish SM-liga during the 2012-13 season.
In the year that was eligible to be drafted into the National Hockey League, he was rated as the top European skater.
On 28 September 2019, Rantanen signed a six-year, $55.5 million contract extension with the Colorado Avalanche.
Rantanen won his maiden Stanley Cup on 26 June 2022 after helping the Colorado Avalanche to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games.
Mikko Rantanen Siblings: Meet Sister Laura Rantanen
Laura Rantanen is one of Mikko Rantanen’s sisters. She was born on 26 April 1992.
She is a professional floorball player who plays as a forward for TPS, Turku.
Laura is on the Finnish women’s national floorball team.
There is not much known about her personal life at the moment.