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Finland Risto Kurkinen

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Database: 904 287 players
Last added: Daniel Åsenfors
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matthew Savoie 24 13 26 39
2. Connor McClennon 24 20 18 38
3. Mikey Milne 24 18 18 36
4. Jakin Smallwood 24 14 17 31
5. Conor Geekie 24 8 23 31
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
58
Height
5'9" / 176 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Team Staff profile of Risto Kurkinen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1979-80 JYP U18 U18 SM-sarja - - - - - |
1981-82 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 20 15 8 23 52 |
JyP HT I-divisioona 17 6 7 13 13 |
1982-83 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 5 3 4 7 2 |
JyP HT I-divisioona 35 28 21 49 36 | Playoffs - - - - -
Finland U20 WJC-20 5 1 1 2 2 |
1983-84 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 4 2 6 2 |
JyP HT I-divisioona 35 33 21 54 30 | Playoffs 4 3 5 8 4
JyP HT I-divisioona - - - - - | Qualification 4 1 4 5 4
1984-85 JyP HT I-divisioona 44 45 26 71 27 |
1985-86 JyP HT SM-liiga 36 32 15 47 14 -4 |
1986-87 JyP HT SM-liiga 44 41 19 60 25 13 |
Finland WC 9 3 3 6 0 4 |
1987-88 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 40 17 22 39 10 |
1988-89 JyP HT “C” SM-liiga 44 30 23 53 20 13 | Playoffs 11 2 6 8 6 -15
1989-90 JyP HT “C” SM-liiga 44 37 28 65 22 25 | Playoffs 3 4 4 8 2 2
1990-91 HV71 Elitserien 40 19 18 37 24 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0
Finland WC 6 2 0 2 0 |
1991-92 HV71 Elitserien 38 13 26 39 20 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
1992-93 JyP HT “C” SM-liiga 48 15 18 33 22 -11 | Playoffs 10 4 4 8 0 0
1993-94 JyP HT SM-liiga 46 21 21 42 46 7 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0 -2
1994-95 TuTo Hockey SM-liiga 49 4 7 11 6 -17 |
1995-96 EHC Lustenau Austria 32 23 28 51 31 |
1996-97 EC Hannover Germany2 40 18 46 64 20 | Playoffs 4 1 3 4 0
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 IK Pantern Division 1 Head Coach
2003-04 Kristianstads IK Division 2 Head Coach
2004-05 Kristianstads IK Division 2 Head Coach
2005-06 JYP SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2006-07 JYP SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2007-08 Kristianstads IK Division 1 Head Coach
2010-11 Vasas Budapest Stars MOL Liga Head Coach
2011-12 Hungary (all) International Asst. Coach
2013-14 Jokipojat U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2014-15 JYP U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2015-16 JYP U20 U20 SM-liiga Head Coach
2016-17 MAC U20 EBYSL Asst. Coach
Austria OGQ (W) Asst. Coach
Austria WC D1A (W) Asst. Coach
2017-18 MAC U20 EBYSL Asst. Coach
Austria WC D1A (W) Head Coach
2018-19 EHV Sabres Wien EWHL (W) Head Coach
Austria WC D1A (W) Head Coach
2019-20 EHV Sabres Wien EWHL (W) Head Coach
Austria (all) International (W) Head Coach
2020-21 EHV Sabres Wien EWHL (W) Head Coach
2021-22 EXA IceFighters Leipzig Germany3 Assoc. Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Austria 1 32 23 28 51 1.59 31 - | 0
Germany2 1 40 18 46 64 1.60 20 - | 1 4 1 3 4 1.00 0 -
I-divisioona 4 131 112 75 187 1.43 106 - | 2 8 4 9 13 1.63 8 -
IHL 1 40 17 22 39 0.98 10 - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 3 27 22 14 36 1.33 56 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 7 311 180 131 311 1.00 155 26 | 4 28 10 16 26 0.93 8 -15
Elitserien (SHL) 2 78 32 44 76 0.97 44 - | 2 5 1 0 1 0.20 0 -
U18 SM-sarja 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 2 15 5 3 8 0.53 0 4 | 0
WJC-20 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 2 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ari-Pekka Siekkinen (G) 1981-1994 10 JYP, JYP U20
Jarmo Jokilahti (D) 1981-1994 10 JYP, JYP U20
Tero Lehikoinen (F) 1981-1993 9 JYP, JYP U20
Vesa Kuha (D) 1981-1993 9 JYP, JYP U20

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Number 30 retired by JYP

Cult/Star player for JYP

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