Represented the Hurricanes at the NHL All-Star Game in 2019 and 2022, winning the Accuracy Shooting event at the Skills Competition in 2022… Selected to Liiga All-Star Team in 2015-16, leading the league in plus/minus (+26) and game-winning goals (8)… Named U20 SM-liiga Rookie of the Year in 2013-14… Has represented Finland in a number of international competitions, including the 2014 Under-18 World Junior Championship, 2014 Ivan Hlinka Tournament, 2015 Five Nations Tournament, 2015-16 IIHF World Junior Championships, 2016 World Cup of Hockey and 2016-18 IIHF World Championships… Won gold at the 2016 World Juniors… Named Best Forward at the 2018 World Championship after leading all skaters in goals (9)… Served as one of Finland’s alternate captains at the 2016 World Juniors and 2018 World Championship and was named one of the Hurricanes’ alternate captains prior to the start of the 2021-22 season.
Was the fifth-leading scorer in Finland’s under-18 league as a 15-year-old, totaling 60 points (28g, 32a) in 38 games for Karpat U18… Joined Karpat’s U16 team for the 2013 playoffs, scoring six goals and adding 15 assists (21 points) in nine games to help Karpat win the league championship.
Made his Liiga debut, appearing in three games and earning one assist for Karpat… Also appeared in 44 games for Karpat’s junior squad, ranking fourth in the league in scoring with 59 points (25g, 34a)… Totaled four goals and 12 assists (16 points) in 12 games during the 2014 playoffs with Karpat Jr.
Spent the majority of the season in Finland’s top league, Liiga, totaling 13 points (4g, 9a) in 30 games as a 17-year-old with Karpat and Assat Pori… Scored the OT winner in Game 7 of Liiga’s Kanada-malja final vs. Tappara to give Karpat its second consecutive league championship.
Led Karpat in scoring with 45 points (20g, 25a) in 45 games…Ranked tied for fourth in goals, ninth in points and tied for 11th in assists among all Liiga scorers, despite playing in just 45 of 60 games because of time spent with the Finnish national junior team… Was runner-up for SM-Liiga’s MVP award… Ranked tied for third in Liiga playoff scoring with 15 points (4g, 11a) in 14 games.
Completed his first NHL/Hurricanes season… Ranked second on the team with 49 points (24g, 25a), first in power play points (17) and tied for first in game-winning goals (4)…Ranked fifth among all league rookies in points (49), third in goals (24), fourth in power play goals (6), and tied for fifth in game-winning goals (4)… Was the third player in team history to play in every game of his rookie season (Tippett, 1984-85, Skinner, 2010-11)… Represented Finland at the 2017 IIHF World Championship following the season, ranking tied for eighth in the tournament in scoring with 11 points (2g, 9a) in 10 games…Made his Hurricanes/NHL debut at WPG (10/13)… Registered his first NHL assist/point at WPG (10/13)… Earned an assist in each of his first two NHL games… Had his first NHL multi-point game at PHI (10/22) with two assists… Had five assists/points in his first six games played (10/13-10/25: 0g, 5a)… Scored the first two goals of his NHL career and added an assist vs. WSH (11/12)… Earned his first NHL hat trick and first career four-point game with three goals and an assist vs. PHI (1/31), making him the youngest player in franchise history to record a hat trick… Was named the NHL’s First Star of the Week on Feb. 6 after scoring four goals, notching an assist (5 points) and earning a (+3) plus/ minus rating in Carolina’s three wins (1/31-2/4)… Scored two power-play goals and added an assist vs. NYR (3/9)… With his 19th and 20th goals of the season vs. NYR (3/9), Aho tied Shane Willis for the second-most goals by a Carolina rookie… Scored his 21st goal of the season and first career shorthanded goal at FLA (3/21) to take sole possession of second place for most goals scored by a Carolina rookie since relocation…Had assists and points in a then career-high six straight games from 3/16-3/25 3g, 5a).
Completed his second NHL/Hurricanes season… Registered 65 points (29g, 36a) in 78 games… Selected by the Carolina chapter of the PHWA as the team’s most valuable player… Led the team in points (65), goals (29) and power-play goals (8)…Set career highs in goals, assists (36), points and power-play goals… Has registered the second-most points (114) through a player’s first two NHL seasons in Hurricanes history (Eric Staal: 131)… Is the first Hurricanes player since Jeff Skinner (2010-12) to score 20-or-more goals in each of his first two NHL seasons (2016-17: 24)… Earned a point in a career-long nine straight games (3/8-3/26: 4g, 8a) and recorded an assist in a career-long seven consecutive games (3/12-3/24: 2g, 8a)… Scored a goal in a career-high five straight games (11/13-11/22: 5g, 5a)… Paced the team in multi-point games (16) and ranked second in three-point games (4)… Scored four game-winning goals, matching his career high… Ranked second on the team in assists and third in power-play points (16)… Represented Finland at the 2018 IIHF World Championship following the season…Scored his first goal of the season vs. DAL (11/13)… Became the third-fastest Carolina player (since relocation) to record 100 career points (144 GP) vs. WPG (3/4)… Earned his fourth career three-point game (1g, 2a) vs. DAL (11/13)… Played his 100th NHL/Hurricanes game at BUF (11/18), becoming the seventh player from the 2015 NHL Draft class to reach the 100-game plateau… Tallied three points vs. NYI (11/19)… Scored the game-deciding goal in the shootout vs. NSH (11/26)… Earned his first multi-goal game (2g, 0a) of the season at SJS (12/7)… Registered a point in six straight games (12/23-1/4: 6g, 4a)… Scored the game-winning goal in two consecutive games (12/27-12/29)…Scored two goals, including the game-winning goal, vs. MTL (12/27)… Earned his sixth career three-point game (2g, 1a) at PIT (1/4)… Recorded his fourth three-point game (1g, 2a) of the season vs. LAK (2/13)… Earned a career-high 22:49 of ice time at DET (2/24).
Completed his third NHL/Hurricanes season… Established new career highs in goals (30), assists (53) and points (83) while appearing in 82 games for the second time in his career… Selected by the Carolina chapter of the PHWA as the team’s most valuable player for the second straight season… Finished tied with Ray Whitney (2006-07) for the second-most points in one season in team history (since relocation), trailing only Eric Staal’s 100 points in 2005-06… Became the fourth player in franchise history to post 20 goals in each of his first three seasons (Ron Francis, Sylvain Turgeon, Kevin Dineen)…Became the sixth player in franchise history to post 30 goals and 50 assists in the same season… Became the seventh player in team history (since relocation) to post 50 assists
in a season and the 15th in franchise history to accomplish the feat… Selected to the NHL All-Star game for the first time in his career… Scored four of Carolina’s seven shorthanded goals… Played at least 20 min. 46 times… Recorded a point in 54 of Carolina’s 82 games… Never went more than three games in a row without tallying a point… Opened the season with a 12-game point/assist streak (10/4-10/30: 4g, 13a), the longest season-opening point streak and longest assist streak in franchise history…Tied Wayne Gretzky (1982-83 with EDM) and Ken Linseman (1985-86 with BOS) for the longest season-opening assist streak in NHL history… Posted two-point game (1g, 1a) at CBJ (10/5)… Tied a career-high with four points (2g, 2a), including the OT GWG, at MIN (10/13)… Named NHL’s Third Star of the Week (10/15)… Posted two assists vs. DET (11/10)… Scored OT GWG vs. CHI (11/12)… Tallied a four-game point streak from 11/8-11/17 (2g, 4a)… Tallied four points (2g, 2a) vs. WSH (12/14)… Posted a five-game point streak from 12/7-12/16 (5g, 3a)… Tallied four points (2g, 2a) vs. BOS (12/23)…Posted two assists at PHI (1/3)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) in 200th career game vs. CBJ (1/4)… Recorded two assists at OTT (1/6)… Scored two goals vs. BUF (1/11)… Tied career single-game highs in goals (3) and points (4) vs. NSH (1/13)… Recorded a five-game point streak from 1/20-2/3 (3g, 6a)… Registered a career-high three assists at EDM (1/20)… Tallied two assists at VAN (1/23)… Attended the 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend in San Jose… Finished second in the Premier Passer event at the Skills Competition (1/25)… Posted three points (2g, 1a) to help the Metropolitan Division win the NHL All-Star Game… Notched two points (1g, 1a) vs. CGY (2/3)… Tallied two assists at BUF (2/7)… Posted 100th career assist at NJD (2/10)… Registered assists in four straight games from 2/10-2/16 (5a), including two assists vs. EDM (2/15)… Logged a season-high 26:25 of ice time vs. NYR (2/19)… Posted a six-game point streak from 2/21-3/2 (5g, 3a) and a four-game goal streak from 2/26-3/5 (5g, 1a)… Recorded two points (1g, 1a) vs. STL (3/1)… Became the first player in franchise history to score the game-winning goal in three consecutive games (2/26-3/2)… Scored two goals at BOS (3/5)… Posted two points (1g, 1a) including 30th goal of the season at NSH (3/9)…Recorded 80th point of the season with an assist vs. MIN (3/23)… Led the Hurricanes in points (12) and ranked tied for second in goals (5) and assists (7) during the postseason…Made his NHL playoff debut in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round at WSH (4/11)… Scored his first playoff goal in Game 2 at WSH (4/13)… Earned his first playoff assist in Game 3 vs. WSH (4/15)… Scored a goal in Game 7 at WSH (4/24) as the Hurricanes eliminated the Capitals… Earned two points (1g, 1a) in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Second Round vs. NYI (5/1), marking his first career multi-point postseason game… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) in Game 4 vs. NYI (5/3) as the Hurricanes completed the sweep of the Islanders in the Second Round… Earned an assist in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final vs. BOS (5/14), extending his point streak to five games (5/1-5/14: 3g, 4a).
Completed his fourth NHL/Hurricanes season… Registered 66 points (38g, 28a) in 68 games… Selected by the Carolina chapter of the PHWA as the team’s most valuable player for the third straight season… Finished tied for sixth in the NHL goals… Tied for the League lead in shorthanded goals (4)… Led the team in goals, points, power-play goals (8), shorthanded goals, game-winning goals (5) and shots (206)… Set a new career-high in goals… Finished tied for the fourth-most goals in team history (since relocation)… Became the fourth player in franchise history to score at least 20 goals in each of his first four NHL seasons…Ranked tied for fourth in the NHL in multi-goal games (8)… Posted two assists vs. CHI (10/26)… Earned three points (2g, 1a) vs. DET (11/1)… Scored two goals vs. OTT (11/11)…Tallied two points (1g, 1a) at BUF (11/14)… Registered a four-game point streak from 11/19-11/24 (3g, 2a)… Earned two points (1g, 1a) at DET (11/24)… Posted two points at TBL (11/30)… Recorded first career five-point game (3g, 2a) and third career hat trick vs. MIN (12/7)…Scored two goals including 100th career NHL/Hurricanes goal at EDM (12/10)… Registered a three-game point streak from 12/14-12/19 (3g, 2a)… Tallied three points (2g, 1a) at WPG (12/17)… Recorded two assists vs. PHI (1/7)… Posted a career-best 14-game point streak from 1/21-2/28 (12g, 9a), which marked the longest point streak in team history (since relocation) and the third-longest point streak in franchise history… Scored a goal in six straight games for the first time in his career from 1/31-2/11 (7g, 3a)… Registered two points (1g, 1a) vs. VGK (1/31)… Finished tied for the league lead in goals in February (11)… Tallied three points (2g, 1a) at ARI (2/6)… Posted two points (1g, 1a) at VGK (2/8)… Earned three points (2g, 1a) in 300th career NHL/Hurricanes game vs. EDM (2/16)… Recorded two assists vs. COL (2/28)… Registered three points (2g, 1a) at DET (3/10)… Registered 12 points (3g, 9a) in eight playoff games… Led team in playoff assists and points… Opened the playoffs with a five-game point streak from 8/1-8/13 (3g, 7a)… Recorded eight points (3g, 5a) in Carolina’s three-game Eastern Conference Qualifying Round sweep vs. NYR, setting a franchise record for the most points in a best-of-five series… Posted two points (1g, 1a) in Game 1 vs. NYR (8/1)… Tallied three assists in Game 2 vs. NYR (8/3)… Registered three points (2g, 1a) in Game 3 at NYR (8/4)…Scored his second career shorthanded playoff goal in Game 3, setting a franchise playoff record for career shorthanded goals… Became the first player in franchise playoff history to post back-to-back three-point playoff games… Tallied four assists in five games during Carolina’s Eastern Conference First Round loss vs. BOS).
Completed his fifth NHL/Hurricanes season… Posted 57 points (24g, 33a) in 56 games… Selected by the Carolina chapter of the PHWA as the team’s most valuable player for the fourth straight season… Led the team in goals and points for the fourth consecutive season and led the team in assists for the first time in his NHL/Hurricanes career… Became the first player to lead the Hurricanes in all three categories since Eric Staal in 2011-12… Joined Eric Staal as the second player in team history (since relocation) to average at least a point per game in multiple seasons… One of 20 NHL players to post over a point per game in 2020-21 (min. 20 GP) and one of 13 to register at least 20 goals and 30 assists… Became the second player in team history (since relocation) to earn at least 50 points in four of his first five NHL seasons… Led Carolina in shorthanded goals (3) and tied for the team lead in power-play goals (7)… Led the team in multi-point games (19), multi-assist games (7) and tied for the lead in multi-goal games (4)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, at NSH (1/18)… Recorded two assists vs. DAL (1/30)… Registered two points (1g, 1a) at CHI (2/4)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) at DAL (2/11)… Recorded two points (1g, 1a) vs. CBJ (2/15)… Earned two points (1g, 1a) vs. TBL (2/20)… Scored two goals at NSH (3/2)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a), including the shorthanded game-winning goal, vs. FLA (3/7)… Earned two points (1g, 1a) vs. NSH (3/9)… Scored two goals vs. CBJ (3/18)… Posted a three-game point streak from 3/14-3/18 (3g, 1a)…Tallied two assists at CBJ (3/22)… Scored the overtime game-winning goal at CBJ (3/25)… Registered two points (1g, 1a) vs. TBL (3/27)… Posted a three-game point streak from 3/22-3/25 (2g, 3a)… Played his 219th consecutive game vs. DAL (4/3), passing Pat Verbeek (2/27/92-3/22/95: 218 GP) for the fifth-longest ironman streak in franchise history (1/30/18-5/10/21)… Tied career high with three assists vs. FLA (4/6)…Scored the game-winning goal on the power play for his 300th NHL/Hurricanes point vs. FLA (4/8), requiring the fewest games (349) to reach the milestone in team history (since relocation) among players to debut with the Hurricanes… Scored a goal vs. DET (4/10)… Posted a three-game point streak from 4/6-4/10 (2g, 3a)… Earned an assist vs. NSH (4/17)… Tallied an assist at TBL (4/20)… Scored two goals, including the game-winner, at FLA (4/22)… Recorded two assists at FLA (4/24)… Registered an assist at DAL (4/26)… Tallied three points (1g, 2a), including the game-winning goal, at DAL (4/27)… Recorded two assists vs. DET (4/29)… Named Central Division Star of the Month for April after earning 18 points (6g, 12a) in 16 games… Earned an assist vs. CBJ (5/1)…Scored fourth career hat trick vs. CHI (5/3), tying Jeff Skinner for third-most in team history and trailing only Ron Francis (5) for the most in franchise history before age 24… Registered two assists vs. CHI (5/4)… Posted a season-long, nine-game point streak from 4/20-5/4 (6g, 11a)… Wore an “A” with captain Jordan Staal out of the lineup at NSH (5/10)… Registered 11 points (6g, 5a) in 11 playoff games… Led team in playoff goals and points… Scored five goals in Carolina’s six-game Central Division First Round win vs. NSH, tying a franchise record for the most goals in a postseason series… Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Game 2 vs. NSH (5/19)… Tallied three points (1g, 2a) in Game 3 at NSH (5/21)… Scored two goals, including his first career playoff overtime game-winning goal, in Game 6 at NSH (5/27)… Tallied three points (1g, 2a) in Game 3 of the Central Division Second Round at TBL (6/3)… Earned an assist in Game 4 at TBL (6/5).
Is in his sixth NHL/Hurricanes season… Registered 81 points (37g, 44a) in 79 games…Led the Hurricanes in goals, assists and points for the second consecutive season…Paced the team in even-strength goals (23), power-play goals (13) and game-winning goals (9), becoming the first Hurricanes player to score 13 goals on the man-advantage since Eric Staal in 2009-10 and tying the single-season franchise record for game-winning goals… Ranked second on the team in power-play points (28) and tied for first in shorthanded points (3)… Scored two overtime goals to increase his career total to seven, passing Jeff O’Neill for the most in franchise history… Led all Hurricanes forwards in takeaways (68)… Led the team in multi-goal games (7) and ranked second in multi-point games (20)… Joined Eric Staal (2010-12) as the second player in franchise history to lead the team in goals, assists and points in back-to-back seasons and became the first player in franchise history to lead the team in goals for five consecutive seasons…Joined Ron Francis and Kevin Dineen as the third player in franchise history to reach the 20-goal mark in each of his first six NHL seasons… Joined Ron Francis, Eric Staal and Ray Whitney as the fourth player in franchise history to register 50 points in five consecutive seasons… Named an alternate captain prior to the start of the season… Opened the season with a seven-game point streak (10/14-10/29: 5g, 5a)…Recorded a team-high three points (2g, 1a) at MTL (10/21), passing Sami Kapanen for the most goals by a Finnish-born player in franchise history… Scored two goals at PHI (11/26)… Posted at least two points in all six games played from 12/2-12/30 (5g, 9a), becoming the third player in franchise history to post six consecutive multi-point games… Recorded back-to-back multi-assist games from 12/2-12/4 (5a) and a three-game goal streak from 12/7-12/11 (5g)… Factored on all five of Carolina’s goals in wins at CGY (12/9) and EDM (12/11), including the overtime winner at CGY which put him ahead of Sami Kapanen for the most points by a Finnish-born player in franchise history… Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week (12/12)… Missed three games while in COVID protocol (12/12-12/18)… Registered two assists, with one on the power play and one while shorthanded, vs. MTL (12/30)… Earned his 200th career NHL/Hurricanes assist vs. NYR (1/21), in his 400th career game… Scored two goals, including his second overtime goal of the season, vs. VGK (1/25)… Posted a point in 12 of 13 games from 2/16-3/13, including a seven-game point streak from 2/16-3/1 (3g, 5a) and a five-game point streak from 3/4-3/13 (3g, 2a)… Posted a seven-game point streak from 3/22-4/2 (4g, 4a), including a three-game goal streak from 3/28-3/31 (3g)… Scored two goals, including the game winner, vs. BUF (4/7)… Tallied three points (1g, 2a) at NYR (4/12) for his 100th career multi-point game, becoming the sixth player in franchise history to register 100 such contests… Registered his 400th career NHL/Hurricanes point (goal) at NYR (4/26), requiring the fewest games to reach the milestone with Carolina of any player in team history (since relocation)… Registered 11 points (4g, 7a) in 14 playoff games, ranking tied for first in points and tied for second in goals and assists…Finished at least tied for the team lead in postseason scoring for the fourth consecutive season… Scored two goals in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round vs. BOS (5/4), passing Ron Francis for the most multi-point games in franchise playoff history…Recorded two assists in Game 5 vs. BOS (5/10) to pass Rod Brind’Amour and Ron Francis for the second-most points in franchise playoff history… Scored the game-tying goal at 17:37 of the third period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Second Round vs. NYR (5/18)… Earned two points (1g, 1a) in Game 2 vs. NYR (5/20), including his first career playoff shorthanded assist… Posted an assist in Game 4 at NYR (5/24), passing Ron Francis and Eric Staal for the most assists and points, respectively, in franchise playoff history.
Earned 67 points (36g, 31a) in 75 games with Carolina, reaching the 60-point mark for the fifth time in his NHL/Hurricanes career… Named team MVP by the Carolina PHWA for fifth time in last six seasons, the most such selections of any player in team history… Led the team in goals, shorthanded goals (3), shorthanded points (4) and game-winning goals (9), matching the franchise single-season record in game winners for the second straight campaign… Finished second on the team in points, tied for second in power-play goals (7) and fourth in assists, posting the most multi-goal games (5) of any Hurricanes skater… Also ranked tied for the team lead in multi-point games (18) and tied for third in multi-assist games (7)… Matched his career highs in even-strength goals (26)… Recorded a team-high 41 points (21g, 20a) on the road, tied for the 10th-most goals and third-most game-winning goals (6) of any NHL skater away from home… Posted a five-game point streak from 10/14-10/24 (4g, 5a), with back-to-back three-point games (1g, 5a) at SEA (10/17) and EDM (10/20)… Posted four points (3g, 1a) for his fifth career hat trick vs. BUF (11/4)… Recorded three assists at WPG (11/21)… Missed seven games due to a lower-body injury (12/10-12/22)… Posted a five-game point streak from 1/7-1/15 (2g, 5a)… Posted a six-game goal streak from 1/21-2/1 (9g), tied for the longest goal streak of his NHL/Hurricanes career and the longest goal streak by any player in team history (since relocation)… Scored his second hat trick of the season (3g) at NYI (1/21)… Scored his 200th career NHL goal while shorthanded at DAL (1/25), tying Eric Staal for the most shorthanded goals in franchise history (16) and setting the new franchise record for shorthanded points (22)… Scored the overtime winner while on the power play vs. LAK (1/31)… Earned two points (1g, 1a) and a season-high +4 rating vs. STL (2/21)… Tallied three points (2g, 1a) at ARI (3/3)… Scored his third hat trick of the season at PHI (3/18), becoming the fifth player in franchise history and one of just six NHL players in 2022-23 to score multiple hat tricks on the road… Completed the hat trick with his second overtime goal of the season and the franchise-record ninth of his career, becoming the fourth player in franchise history to cap a hat trick in the extra frame… Posted a three-game goal streak from 3/23-3/26 (3g, 1a).