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PETTERI NUMMELIN  Finland

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BIRTHYEAR 1972-11-25 BIRTHPLACETurku, FIN
AGE 42 NATION Finland
POSITION D SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 178 cm / 5'10" WEIGHT 88 kg / 194 lbs
YOUTH TEAM TPS CONTRACT 15/16
NHL DRAFT 2000 round 5 #133 overall by Columbus Blue Jackets


A very talented and offensive defenseman. Nummelin reads the game well and has good puck control. He is useful as a leader on powerplay. Nummelin is not a very physical player and has some obvious weaknesses defensively but has established his position as one of the best offensive defensemen in Europe. (Matias Strozyk)

Father: Timo Nummelin
Brother-in-law: Antti Niemi

© Photo: Timo Savela

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1988-89 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 11 2 352 |            
 1989-90 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 21 2 7920 | Relegation 12 4 71125  
  Finland U18 EJC-18 6 1 1218 |            
 1990-91 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 35 20 163628 |            
  Kiekko-67  I-divisioona 2 0 224 |            
 1991-92 Kiekko-67 U20 Jr. A I-divisioona 13 16 153128 |            
  Kiekko-67 I-divisioona 41 12 243636 -1 |            
  Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 114 |            
 1992-93 TPS U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 1 1 010 |            
  TPS Liiga 3 0 008 -3 |            
  Kiekko-67  I-divisioona 28 14 152918 15 |            
  Reipas Lahti  Liiga 14 3 4718 -17 | Relegation 6 2 4610
 1993-94 TPS Liiga 44 14 243820 33 | Playoffs 11 0 334
 1994-95 TPS Liiga 48 10 172732 22 | Playoffs 11 4 370
  Finland WC 5 0 006 5 |            
 1995-96 Frölunda SHL 32 7 111826 | Playoffs 12 2 794  
  Finland WCup 1 0 002 |            
  Finland WC 5 0 002 4 |            
 1996-97 Frölunda SHL 44 20 143439 | Playoffs 2 0 110  
  Finland WC 8 0 2210 2 |            
 1997-98 Davos NLA 33 13 173024 | Playoffs 17 8 14222  
  Finland WC 1 0 000 0 |            
 1998-99 Davos NLA 44 11 425322 | Playoffs 4 0 222  
  Finland  WC 12 0 004 -1 |            
 1999-00 Davos NLA 40 15 233820 | Playoffs 5 0 330  
  Finland  WC 9 2 460 7 |            
 2000-01 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 61 4 121610 -11 |            
  Finland  WC 9 1 12130 4 |            
 2001-02 Lugano  NLA 34 5 19246 | Playoffs 13 6 8142  
  Finland WC 7 1 012 1 |            
 2002-03 Lugano  NLA 43 18 395712 | Playoffs 8 3 7102  
  Finland EHT 6 1 566 |            
  Finland  WC 7 2 244 -1 |            
 2003-04 Lugano  NLA 48 20 395959 | Playoffs 16 7 20274  
  Finland EHT 8 3 584 |            
  Finland  WC 7 2 242 4 |            
 2004-05 Lugano  NLA 36 13 364918 | Playoffs 3 1 012  
  Finland EHT 6 2 350 |            
  Finland WC 7 0 220 -1 |            
 2005-06 Lugano  NLA 38 13 324522 | Playoffs 17 8 253310  
  Finland OG 8 0 222 4 |            
  Finland EHT 9 0 336 |            
  Finland  WC 9 3 11142 -1 |            
 2006-07 Minnesota Wild NHL 51 3 172022 -15 | Playoffs 3 1 120
  Finland  WC 7 3 584 3 |            
 2007-08 Minnesota Wild NHL 27 2 792 -2 | Playoffs 4 0 110 -1 
 2008-09 Lugano  NLA 41 21 396016 | Playoffs 7 4 592  
  Finland EHT 6 3 252 1 |            
  Finland  WC 5 0 330 2 |            
 2009-10 Lugano  NLA 34 7 162310 | Playoffs 4 0 332  
  Finland EHT 2 1 010 -4 |            
  Finland  WC 6 1 670 5 |            
 2010-11 Lugano  NLA 29 3 151818 -16 | Relegation 1 0 110
 2011-12 Lugano  NLA 36 7 243120 -1 | Playoffs 6 0 112
 2012-13 Lugano  NLA 11 4 590 5 |            
  TPS  Liiga 8 3 142 1 |            
  Finland  EHT 3 1 120 -1 |            
  Finland (all) International 3 1 120 -1 |            
 2013-14 Lukko  Liiga 37 5 17226 -6 | Playoffs 10 3 7102
  Finland EHT 2 0 000 -1 |            
  Finland (all) International 2 0 000 -1 |            
 2014-15 TPS  Liiga 16 2 81031 -5 |            
 2015-16 TPS Liiga - - --- |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 1993-94 TPS European Cup 3 0 000 0 |            
 1994-95 TPS European Cup 4 2 132 6 |            
 1996-97 Frölunda EHL 5 2 240 |            
 2014-15 TPS  Champions HL 4 0 220 -1 |            



CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  Champions HL: 4 0 2 2 0.50 -1  |    
  EHL: 5 2 2 4 0.80 |    
  EHT: 42 11 19 30 0.71 18  -5  |    
  EJC-18: 6 1 1 2 0.33 18  |    
  European Cup: 7 2 1 3 0.43 |    
  I-divisioona: 71 26 41 67 0.94 58  14  |    
  International: 5 1 1 2 0.40 -2  |    
  Jr. A I-divisioona: 13 16 15 31 2.38 28  |    
  Jr. A SM-liiga: 1 1 0 1 1.00 |    
  Jr. A SM-sarja: 67 24 26 50 0.75 50  | 12 4 7 11 0.92 25 
  Liiga: 170 37 71 108 0.64 117  25  | 38 9 17 26 0.68 16  16 
  NHL: 139 9 36 45 0.32 34  -28  | 7 1 2 3 0.43
  NLA: 467 150 346 496 1.06 247  -12  | 101 37 89 126 1.25 30 
  OG: 8 0 2 2 0.25 |    
  SHL: 76 27 25 52 0.68 65  | 14 2 8 10 0.71  
  WC: 104 15 49 64 0.62 36  33  |    
  WCup: 1 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  WJC-20: 6 0 1 1 0.17 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1993-1994 European Cup Champion
  SM-liiga Best Defenseman (Pekka Rautakallio Award)
  SM-liiga Player of the Month (November)
  SM-liiga Silver Medal
1994-1995 SM-liiga Champion
  World Championship Gold Medal
1995-1996 SHL SM-silver Medal
1996-1997 SHL Most Goals by Defenseman (20)
1997-1998 NLA Most Goals by Defenseman (13)
  World Championship Silver Medal
1998-1999 NLA Most Assists by Defenseman (42)
  NLA Most Points by Defenseman (53)
  World Championship Silver Medal
1999-2000 NLA Most Goals by Defenseman (15)
  World Championship All-Star Team
  World Championship Best Defenseman
  World Championship Bronze Medal
2000-2001 World Championship All-Star Team
  World Championship Most Assists (12)
  World Championship Most Assists by Defenseman (12)
  World Championship Most Points by Defenseman (13)
  World Championship Silver Medal
2001-2002 Spengler Cup All-Star Team
  Spengler Cup MVP
2002-2003 NLA Champion (Lugano)
  NLA Most Assists (39)
  NLA Most Assists by Defenseman (39)
  NLA Most Goals by Defenseman (18)
  NLA Most Points (57)
  NLA Most Points by Defenseman (57)
  NLA Most Valuable Player
  Spengler Cup All-Star Team
2003-2004 NLA All-Star Team (Lugano)
  NLA Defenseman of the Year
  NLA Most Assists by Defenseman (39)
  NLA Most Goals by Defenseman (20)
  NLA Most Points by Defenseman (59)
  NLA Most Points Playoffs (27)
2004-2005 NLA Media Most Valuable Player
  NLA Most Assists by Defenseman (36)
  NLA Most Points by Defenseman (47)
2005-2006 NLA Champion (Lugano)
  NLA Most Assists by Defenseman (32)
  NLA Most Points by Defenseman (43)
  NLA Most Points Playoffs (33)
  Olympic Silver Medal
  World Championship All-Star Team
  World Championship Bronze Medal
  World Championship Most Assists (11)
  World Championship Most Assists by Defenseman (11)
  World Championship Most Points by Defenseman (14)
2006-2007 World Championship All-Star Team
  World Championship Silver Medal
2008-2009 NLA All-Star Team (Lugano)
  NLA Most Assists by Defenseman (39)
  NLA Most Goals by Defenseman (21)
  NLA Most Points by Defenseman (60)
2009-2010 World Championship All-Star Team
  World Championship Best Defenseman
  World Championship Most Assists by Defenseman (6)
  World Championship Most Points by Defenseman (7)
  World Championship Top 3 Player on Team
2013-2014 SM-liiga Bronze Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- European Cup Champion 93/94
- NLA All-Star Team 08/09, 03/04
- NLA Champion 02/03, 05/06
- NLA Defenseman of the Year 03/04
- NLA Media Most Valuable Player 04/05
- NLA Most Assists 02/03
- NLA Most Assists by Defenseman 98/99, 08/09, 05/06, 04/05, 03/04, 02/03
- NLA Most Goals by Defenseman 08/09, 97/98, 99/00, 02/03, 03/04
- NLA Most Points 02/03
- NLA Most Points by Defenseman 02/03, 03/04, 04/05, 05/06, 08/09, 98/99
- NLA Most Points Playoffs 05/06, 03/04
- NLA Most Valuable Player 02/03
- Olympic Silver Medal 05/06
- SHL Most Goals by Defenseman 96/97
- SHL SM-silver Medal 95/96
- SM-liiga Best Defenseman (Pekka Rautakallio Award) 93/94
- SM-liiga Bronze Medal 13/14
- SM-liiga Champion 94/95
- SM-liiga Player of the Month 93/94
- SM-liiga Silver Medal 93/94
- Spengler Cup All-Star Team 02/03, 01/02
- Spengler Cup MVP 01/02
- World Championship All-Star Team 99/00, 00/01, 05/06, 09/10, 06/07
- World Championship Best Defenseman 99/00, 09/10
- World Championship Bronze Medal 99/00, 05/06
- World Championship Gold Medal 94/95
- World Championship Most Assists 00/01, 05/06
- World Championship Most Assists by Defenseman 09/10, 00/01, 05/06
- World Championship Most Points by Defenseman 00/01, 05/06, 09/10
- World Championship Silver Medal 97/98, 98/99, 00/01, 06/07
- World Championship Top 3 Player on Team 09/10



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
05/05/2014 Confirmed Lukko TPS
05/04/2013 Confirmed Lugano Lukko


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Number 33 retired by Lugano
Cult/Star player for Frölunda
Cult/Star player for TPS
Cult/Star player for Davos
Cult/Star player for Lugano
Cult/Star player for Finland
 
- 2009-08-26 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by Lugano
- 2008-05-08 • Signed to a three-year contract by Lugano
- 2006-06-14 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Minnesota Wild
- 2006-06-14 • NHL rights traded to the Minnesota Wild for a conditional draft pick in 2006 or 2007
- 2002-12-02 • Traded to the Atlanta Thrashers with Chris Nielsen for Tomi Kallio and Pauli Levokari