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Finland Esa Tikkanen

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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Noora Tulus 19 16 21 37
2. Anna Meixner 18 16 19 35
3. Lara Stalder 18 10 23 33
4. Petra Nieminen 19 14 15 29
5. Maja Nylén Persson 18 10 18 28
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
57
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U18 EJC Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
5-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 5
1-time U20 WJC All-Star Team 1

Sons: Enzo Tikkanen & Tito Tikkanen

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 Pat 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 SM-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 SM-liiga 36 19 11 30 30 1 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 -
Olympiajoukkue SM-liiga 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 8 4 12 8 - |
1984-85 HIFK SM-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 -
1987-88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 23 51 74 153 21 | Playoffs 19 10 17 27 72 2
Finland CC 5 0 1 1 6 -3 |
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
1991-92 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 40 12 16 28 44 -8 | Playoffs 16 5 3 8 8 -1
Finland CC 6 2 2 4 6 -2 |
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 SM-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 SM-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 |
2001-04 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
2008-09 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr Asst. Coach
2010-11 Jokipojat Mestis Head Coach Replaced Jukka Varmanen midseason
2021-22 Kiekko-Espoo Blues U17 U17 Ylempi Asst. Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Asia League 1 30 8 17 25 0.83 58 29 | 0
CC 2 11 2 3 5 0.45 12 -5 | 0
DEL 1 46 8 21 29 0.63 81 -18 | 0
EJC-18 2 10 5 3 8 0.80 16 - | 0
International 2 12 1 1 2 0.17 2 -1 | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 3 38 41 42 83 2.18 123 - | 2 8 8 6 14 1.75 18 -
SM-liiga (Liiga) 5 135 52 69 121 0.90 173 42 | 3 14 1 7 8 0.57 12 1
NHL 15 877 244 385 630 0.72 1 077 81 | 13 186 71 61 132 0.71 275 12
OG 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 0 -1 | 0
Rendez-vous 87 1 2 0 1 1 0.50 2 - | 0
SJHL 1 59 38 37 75 1.27 216 - | 0
WC 5 34 10 10 20 0.59 38 0 | 0
WHL 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
WJC-20 3 21 17 19 36 1.71 23 - | 0
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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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