Mira Jalosuo
Mira  Jalosuo


Lieksa, Finland

High School:
Finnish National Team




Six Gophers Win Olympic Gold

Team USA defeated Canada in a shootout to take home gold at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games


Finnish Gophers Win Olympic Bronze

Noora Raty and Mira Jalosuo helped Finland defeated the Olympic Athletes from Russia for bronze in PyeongChang


Olympic Gophers Update: Feb. 13

Gigi Marvin and Hannah Brandt scored goals to help Team USA to a 5-0 win over the Olympic Athletes from Russia


Olympic Gophers Update: Feb. 12

Eight Gophers met in game one of group play for Group A when the U.S. defeated Finland, 3-1, at the Olympic Games


Know Your Gopher Women's Hockey Olympians

Eight Gophers are set to represent the U.S. and Finland at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games this month


Minnesota wins NCAA Title

The Gophers completed a perfect season with a 6-3 win over Boston Univ. to win its second straight title.


Gophers Blank Beavers

The Gopher women's hockey team posted back to back shutouts of Bemidji State.


Minnesota Sweeps Wisconsin

The Golden Gophers remained perfect on the year with a sweep at Wisconsin.


Minnesota 2, Wisconsin 0

Minnesota swept Wisconsin with a 2-0 win at Ridder Arena.


Minnesota-Ohio State Highlights

The Golden Gophers swept Ohio State at Ridder Arena to remain perfect on the year.

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2012-13 • Senior Season: Appeared in all 41 games • had a career-high 30 points (11g-19a) • posted a plus/minus ratio of +38 • tagged All-WCHA Third Team • named to All-WCHA Academic Team • netted a goal in each of the games of the opening series against Colgate (9/28-29) • assisted Sarah Davis on a goal in the 7-1 win over St. Cloud State (10/5) • began a four-game point streak against St. Lawrence (10/12) by assisting Amanda Kessel on a goal • tallied two assists in the 6-0 victory over SLU (10/13) • recorded two assists in the Gophers' 7-2 win over Ohio State (10/19) • netted a goal and dished an assist in the 8-0 rout of OSU (10/20), which was the end of her point streak • assisted Amanda Kessel in the 4-2 win over North Dakota (10/28) • received an assist on a Maryanne Menefee goal against Minnesota Duluth (11/2) • notched a goal versus Minnesota State (11/17) • recorded an assist in the 10-2 rout of New Hampshire (11/14) • scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 triumph over Wisconsin (12/2) • had the game-winning goal against Bemidji State (12/8) • assisted Rachael Bona in the Gophers' 6-3 win over North Dakota (1/12) • aided Becky Kortum in scoring against Minnesota State (1/18) • netted a goal against Wisconsin (1/25) • began a five-game point streak with an assist against Minnesota Duluth (2/2) • had three assist in the Ohio State series (2/8-9) • netted the game-winning goal against Bemidji State in overtime (2/16) • tallied a goal in the 5-0 shutout of BSU in the WCHA First Round (3/1) • recorded a goal in the 5-0 win over Ohio State (3/8) in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-Off • assisted Kelly Terry on the game-winning goal in the Gophers' triple-overtime win over North Dakota (3/16) in the NCAA Quarterfinals • notched the first goal of the National Championship game versus Boston University (3/24).

2011-12 • Junior Season
: Played in 36 games, compiling three goals and six assists for nine points • tallied a goal in a 4-0 victory over Syracuse (10/1) • scored a goal vs. UNH in a 6-1 victory (11/19) • assisted on a Kelly Terry goal in a 7-3 victory at Harvard (11/27) • scored a power-play goal at North Dakota in a 7-2 victory • had assists in both games at Minnesota State (1/27-28) • assisted on Nikki Ludwigson's goal against St. Cloud State in the WCHA First Round (2/24) • assisted on Emily West's goal in the second period of the WCHA semifinal game against UND (3/2) • was +3 in the 5-1 NCAA Quarterfinal win vs. UND (3/10) • Academic All-WCHA.

2010-11 • Sophomore Season:WCHA All-Academic Team honoree • Letterwinner • Played in all 38 games • Had four goals and eight assists for 12 points • All four of her goals came on the power play • Surpassed her freshman point production by five • Two multiple-point games • Paired with Anne Schleper • Held a plus/minus rating of +9 • Tallied her first point of the year in the 5-0 win over St. Cloud State (10/22) • Scored a goal in both games against Harvard (11/26 & 28) • Both goals against the Crimson were on the power play and were also the game-winning goals • Had two assists in the 6-2 win over Bemidji State (12/4) • Scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in the 8-1 win over Ohio State (1/22) • Netted her fourth power-play goal of the season in the 8-0 win over SCSU (2/4) • Set up Kelly Terry's goal in the 4-2 win over Minnesota Duluth WCHA semifinal game (3/4).

2009-10 • Freshman Season:Played in 37 games, missing three games to compete with the Finnish National Team • Had one goal and five assists for six points • Held a +4 rating • In just her second collegiate game, tallied her first collegiate point when she had an assisted on Chelsey Jones' goal (10/4) • Held the first assist in the Sarah Erickson's goal (10/9) against Ohio State • Held the first assist in Sam Downey's goal against the Buckeyes (10/10) • Assisted on Erickson's goal in the 4-0 win at St. Cloud State (10/23) • Added her fifth assist of the season in the 2-0 win over Clarkson (11/28) • Missed the Ohio State series (1/8-9) to compete with Team Finland at the MLP Cup in Germany • Scored her first collegiate goal in the 8-5 WCHA First Round (2/26).

The Jalosuo File:Member of the Finnish National Team that competed at the 2008 Four Nation's Cup and the 2009 World Championships, her third straight appearance • Has played in over 35 games with Finland • Played in all five games of the 2009 world championships to help Finland to a bronze medal for the second-straight year • Scored a goal during the Four Nation's Cup • Was also on the Finland National Team that competed at the World Championships in 2007 and 2008 • In 2007, the Finnish team finished fourth, while in 2008 they won the bronze medal as she played in all every games • With her club team, tallied 88 points, including 10 in playoff action • In back-to-back years, was a 2006-07 and a 2007-08 All-Star defender at the Finnish Championships.

Personal:A 2009 graduate of Kastelli High School • Daughter of Aki-Pekka and Sirpa Jalosuo • Born February 3, 1989 • Plans to major in chemistry • Shoots right.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2009-10 37 1 5 6 37 .027 6-12 +4 0 0 0
2010-11 38 4 8 12 71 .056 8-16 +9 4 0 2
2011-12 36 3 6 9 59 .051 7-14 +17 1 0 0
2012-13 41 11 19 30 92 .120 7-14 +38 7 0 4
TOTAL 152 19 38 57 259 .073 28-56 +68 12 0 6


Fans Share Favorite Moments of 2017-18

Fans Share Favorite Moments of 2017-18

5/18/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Join fellow Gophers fans in looking back at some of the most memorable moments of the 2017-18 season.

Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods

Eight Gophers Earn Academic All-District Nods

5/17/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

The eight Gopher honorees represent six sports with men's gymnastics and women's hockey each having two representatives.

Minnesota Whitecaps Join NWHL

Minnesota Whitecaps Join NWHL

5/16/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

The National Women's Hockey League announced its expansion to five teams with the acquisition of the Minnesota Whitecaps.

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