Esa Tikkanen

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'1" / 186 cm
  • Weight
    209 lbs / 95 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Team Staff profile of Esa Tikkanen also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1980-81 HJK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 2 2 2 4 6 |
1981-82 Regina Blues SJHL 59 38 37 75 216 |
Regina Pats WHL 2 0 0 0 0 |
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 3 2 5 2 |
1982-83 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 30 34 31 65 104 | Playoffs 4 4 3 7 10
HIFK Liiga 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2
Finland U18 EJC-18 5 2 1 3 14 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 5 |
1983-84 HIFK U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 6 5 9 14 13 | Playoffs 4 4 3 7 8
HIFK Liiga 36 19 11 30 30 1 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0
Olympiajoukkue Liiga 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 8 4 12 8 |
1984-85 HIFK Liiga 36 21 34 55 42 37 |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 7 12 19 10 |
Finland WC 10 4 5 9 12 3 |
1985-86 Edmonton Oilers NHL 35 7 6 13 28 5 | Playoffs 8 2 3 5 7
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers NHL 76 34 44 78 120 44 | Playoffs 21 7 2 9 22
Finland CC 5 0 1 1 6 -3 |
1987-88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 23 51 74 153 21 | Playoffs 19 10 17 27 72 2
1988-89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 67 31 47 78 92 10 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 12 -1
Finland WC 8 4 4 8 14 3 |
1989-90 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 30 33 63 161 17 | Playoffs 22 13 11 24 26 12
1990-91 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 27 42 69 85 22 | Playoffs 18 12 8 20 24 3
Finland CC 6 2 2 4 6 -2 |
1991-92 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 40 12 16 28 44 -8 | Playoffs 16 5 3 8 8 -1
1992-93 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 66 14 19 33 76 -11 |
New York Rangers NHL 15 2 5 7 18 -13 |
Finland WC 6 0 0 0 2 -6 |
Finland (all) International 6 0 0 0 2 |
1993-94 New York Rangers NHL 83 22 32 54 114 5 | Playoffs 23 4 4 8 34 1
1994-95 HIFK Liiga 19 2 11 13 16 2 |
St. Louis Blues NHL 43 12 23 35 22 13 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 20 -1
1995-96 St. Louis Blues NHL 11 1 4 5 18 1 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 9 0 2 2 4 -6 |
Vancouver Canucks NHL 38 13 23 37 14 6 | Playoffs 6 3 2 5 2 -3
Finland WC 1 0 0 0 0 -2 |
1996-97 Vancouver Canucks NHL 62 12 15 27 66 -9 |
New York Rangers NHL 14 1 2 3 6 0 | Playoffs 15 9 3 12 26 2
1997-98 Florida Panthers NHL 28 1 8 9 16 -7 |
Washington Capitals NHL 20 2 10 12 2 -4 | Playoffs 21 3 3 6 20 -2
Finland OG 6 1 1 2 0 -1 |
Finland (all) International 6 1 1 2 0 -1 |
1998-99 New York Rangers NHL 32 0 3 3 38 -5 |
1999-00 Jokerit Liiga 43 10 13 23 85 3 | Playoffs 11 1 6 7 10 1
Finland WC 9 2 1 3 10 2 |
2000-01 Moskitos Essen DEL 46 8 21 29 81 -18 |
2001-02 Did not play |
2002-03 Did not play |
2003-04 Did not play |
2004-05 Anyang Halla Asia League 30 8 17 25 58 29 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 NHL All-Stars Rendez-vous 87 2 0 1 1 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2004-05 Anyang Halla Asia League Player-Coach
2005-06 Frisk Asker Norway Head Coach
2010-11 Jokipojat Mestis Head Coach Replaced Jukka Varmanen midseason
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Asia League 30 8 17 25 0.83 58 29 |
CC 11 2 3 5 0.45 12 -5 |
DEL 46 8 21 29 0.63 81 -18 |
EJC-18 10 5 3 8 0.80 16 0 |
International 12 1 1 2 0.17 2 -1 |
Jr. A SM-sarja 38 41 42 83 2.18 123 0 | 8 8 6 14 1.75 18 0
Liiga 135 52 69 121 0.90 173 42 | 14 1 7 8 0.57 12 1
NHL 877 244 385 630 0.72 1077 81 | 186 71 61 132 0.71 275 12
OG 6 1 1 2 0.33 0 -1 |
Rendez-vous 87 2 0 1 1 0.50 2 0 |
SJHL 59 38 37 75 1.27 216 0 |
WC 34 10 10 20 0.59 38 0 |
WHL 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
WJC-20 21 17 19 36 1.71 23 0 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Number 5 retired by Jokerit

Cult/Star player for Anyang Halla

Cult/Star player for Edmonton Oilers

Cult/Star player for ESC Moskitos Essen

Cult/Star player for Finland

Cult/Star player for HIFK

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

Cult/Star player for New York Rangers

Cult/Star player for Regina Pats

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