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Sinuhe Wallinheimo

Player Facts
  • Position
    G
  • Height
    6'2" / 189 cm
  • Weight
    198 lbs / 90 kg
  • Catches
    R
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
    1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
    1-time SM-liiga Champion 1

During his playing career Wallinheimo was known for his showmanship and became a fan favorite where he played. His antics inspired his teammates and he was hard to score during a hot streak. On the downside this also led to taking unnecessary risks. His weaknesses were in his style and puck control. Donned ancient Egypt themed masks, complementing his name given to him in inspiration of Mika Waltari's novel The Egyptian.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP GAA SVS%   POST GP GAA SVS%
1987-88 JYP U20 Jr. A SM-sarja - - - |
1988-89 JYP U20 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - |
1989-90 JyP HT U20 Jr. A I-divisioona - - - | Qualification - - -
JyP HT Liiga 0 - - |
1990-91 JyP HT U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 28 3.43 .879 | Playoffs 4 3.28 .888
JyP HT Liiga - - - | Playoffs 0 - -
1991-92 JyP HT U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 25 2.77 .911 |
JyP HT Liiga 1 3.00 .857 | Playoffs 0 - -
1992-93 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 2 3.23 .913 |
HIFK Liiga 0 - - |
Karhu-Kissat I-divisioona - - - |
1993-94 Univ. of Denver NCAA 23 3.93 .878 |
1994-95 Univ. of Denver NCAA 30 2.84 .904 |
1995-96 Univ. of Denver NCAA 25 3.48 .882 |
1996-97 Hershey Bears AHL 13 3.30 .901 | Playoffs 2 16.14 .500
Mobile Mysticks ECHL 26 3.26 .890 |
1997-98 Springfield Falcons AHL 10 3.49 .888 |
Mississippi Sea Wolves ECHL 37 2.81 .913 |
1998-99 Lukko Liiga 29 3.50 .891 |
1999-00 Revier Löwen Oberhausen DEL 21 3.24 .898 | Relegation 7 2.00 .929
2000-01 Revier Löwen Oberhausen DEL 60 2.32 .915 | Playoffs 3 3.77 .845
2001-02 Revier Löwen Oberhausen DEL 48 2.92 .905 |
2002-03 Färjestad BK SHL 39 2.44 .904 | Playoffs 14 2.06 .916
2003-04 Färjestad BK SHL 41 2.40 .902 | Playoffs 17 2.04 .907
2004-05 JYP Liiga 37 2.17 .922 | Playoffs 3 2.71 .915
2005-06 JYP Liiga 45 1.89 .940 | Playoffs 3 2.49 .937
Finland EHT 0 - - |
2006-07 JYP Liiga 40 2.95 .921 |
Finland EHT 6 2.12 .927 |
Finland WC 0 - - |
2007-08 JYP Liiga 27 2.08 .928 |
Dynamo Moskva Russia 11 2.49 .926 | Playoffs 1 2.52 -
Finland EHT 2 2.52 .912 |
2008-09 JYP Liiga 35 1.68 .940 | Playoffs 6 1.50 .937
2009-10 JYP Liiga 23 2.08 .920 | Playoffs 4 2.01 .932
2010-11 KeuPa HT II-divisioona - - - | Qualification 1 5.00 .852
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for JYP

Cult/Star player for Revier Löwen Oberhausen

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Denver

Trivia
- Full name: Mika Sinuhe Wallinheimo
- Uses his second name Sinuhe, a name given him in inspiration of Mika Waltari's novel The Egyptian, which features a character called Sinuhe
- Went to politics after retiring from hockey, was elected to Finnish parliament in 2011 and re-elected in 2015

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