With the World Junior Championship a little more than a month away it's about time for some of us to jump on the under-the-radar prospects before they're noticed. Justus Annunen is a guy I have been keeping tabs on and finally grabbed him this morning.

Selected by the Avalanche 64th overall in 2018 Elite Prospects lists him at 6'4" 207 lbs and at 19 he recently recorded the longest shutout streak in Finnish Liiga history at 302 minutes and five seconds, beating the previous record by about 42 minutes. At 19.

Jokke also had this blurb in his Tournament Review: U20 Four Nations – November 2019 (Part 1) article

Justus Annunen, G, Colorado Avalanche – Annunen still seems to be flying under the radar a bit but that will change at the World Juniors if not before that. He’s had an incredible start to his rookie season in the Liiga, and he’s the undisputed number one goalie for Finland at the U20 level. He played two games, facing the Swedes and Russians, and he stopped 49 of the 53 shots fired at him (.925 save percentage). He made a lot of great saves that would have been goals for most goalies. His communication with his defensemen was good. He made a couple of mistakes but that is understandable given his age. If Annunen is playing like this at the World Juniors, goaltending will not be a problem for the Finns.
He's signed with Kärpät through 2021/22 and currently holds a 1.21 GAA and .952 SV% in 11 games. Anyone seen him play and have anything to share? Any other prospects who will shoot up in value as we get closer to the WJC tournament like I expect Justus to?

Also, pick him up now and your team name in several years can be '...And Justus For All.' You're welcome.