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Finland Kimmo Rintanen
#23 HC Lugano / NLA - 11/12
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Database: 879 385 players
Last added: Maksas Prekevicius
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Grégory Hofmann - - - -
2. Jonathan Dahlén - - - -
3. Noel Acciari - - - -
4. Sebastian Aho - - - -
5. Mikey Anderson - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
48
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
3-time World Championship Silver Medal 3
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
3-time SM-liiga Champion 3

Rintanen was an skilled winger with great offensive ability. Very creative and speedy with an excellent shot in his prime. Some limitations defensively and physically.
- Ulf Andersson, PE

Family relations:
Son: Jesper Rintanen

Team Staff profile of Kimmo Rintanen also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Lukko U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 33 20 32 52 24 |
Lukko SM-liiga 8 0 1 1 0 1 |
Finland U18 EJC-18 6 3 2 5 6 |
1991-92 Lukko SM-liiga 21 0 0 0 0 1 |
1992-93 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 7 9 8 17 8 |
Lukko SM-liiga 45 18 17 35 10 15 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -3
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 6 2 |
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 7 5 12 8 |
1993-94 Lukko U20 U20 SM-liiga 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 8 10 18 4
Lukko SM-liiga 48 14 19 33 59 2 | Playoffs 9 0 1 1 6 -1
Finland (all) International 2 0 1 1 0 |
1994-95 TPS SM-liiga 49 13 17 30 12 9 | Playoffs 13 4 3 7 8 0
1995-96 TPS SM-liiga 45 19 20 39 2 22 | Playoffs 10 4 6 10 0 4
Kiekko-67 I-divisioona 2 2 0 2 0 |
1996-97 TPS “A” SM-liiga 46 25 28 53 20 20 | Playoffs 12 5 10 15 0 8
1997-98 TPS “A” SM-liiga 46 17 23 40 2 15 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 2 0
Finland OG 6 1 0 1 0 0 |
Finland WC 10 0 2 2 0 0 |
Finland (all) International 30 4 6 10 0 |
1998-99 Jokerit SM-liiga 35 8 22 30 14 13 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 -1
Finland WC 12 2 0 2 2 3 |
1999-00 TPS SM-liiga 54 18 44 62 12 25 | Playoffs 11 7 6 13 2 7
Finland WC 8 1 6 7 0 1 |
2000-01 TPS SM-liiga 49 23 33 56 10 22 | Playoffs 10 4 4 8 2 5
Finland WC 9 2 1 3 0 1 |
2001-02 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 18 36 54 24 | Playoffs 11 3 7 10 4
Finland WC 9 2 2 4 2 0 |
Finland (all) International 16 2 5 7 2 2 |
2002-03 Kloten Flyers NLA 38 17 31 48 8 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
Finland WC 7 5 4 9 0 3 |
2003-04 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 20 29 49 14 | Relegation 8 1 8 9 0
Finland WC 7 1 0 1 2 3 |
2004-05 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 21 29 50 12 | Relegation 5 6 5 11 0
2005-06 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 23 26 49 36 | Playoffs 11 5 7 12 2
2006-07 Kloten Flyers NLA 41 24 34 58 16 | Playoffs 11 6 6 12 2
2007-08 Kloten Flyers NLA 50 27 35 62 44 | Playoffs 5 5 1 6 2
2008-09 Kloten Flyers NLA 50 23 44 67 38 | Playoffs 15 6 7 13 2
2009-10 Kloten Flyers NLA 48 15 31 46 26 | Playoffs 10 5 5 10 2
2010-11 Kloten Flyers NLA 36 14 20 34 8 12 | Playoffs 16 3 2 5 6 1
2011-12 HC Lugano NLA 42 16 20 36 16 -5 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1994-95 TPS European Cup 4 0 0 0 2 0 |
1996-97 TPS “A” Euro HL 6 1 3 4 0 2 | Playoffs 2 3 0 3 0 2
1997-98 TPS Euro HL 6 1 1 2 6 |
1998-99 Jokerit Euro HL 2 0 0 0 0 -2 | Playoffs 2 2 1 3 0 2
1999-00 TPS Euro HL 5 2 3 5 0 2 | Playoffs 4 2 5 7 4 5
2001-02 TPS Spengler Cup - - - - - |
2002-03 TPS Spengler Cup 4 1 4 5 2 |
Finland EHT 7 0 7 7 2 |
2003-04 Finland EHT 11 1 4 5 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 Kloten Flyers NLA Asst. Coach Hired midseason
2013-14 Kloten Flyers NLA Asst. Coach
2014-15 Kloten Flyers NLA Asst. Coach Fired midseason
TPS Liiga Asst. Coach Hired midseason
2015-16 TPS Liiga Asst. Coach
2016-17 TPS U20 U20 SM-liiga Asst. Coach
2017-18 TPS Liiga Asst. Coach
2018-19 TPS Liiga Asst. Coach
2019-20 TPS Liiga Asst. Coach
TPS Spengler Cup Asst. Coach
2020-21 TPS Liiga Asst. Coach
2021-22 EHC Kloten SL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EHT 2 18 1 11 12 0.67 4 - | 0
EJC-18 1 6 3 2 5 0.83 6 - | 0
Euro HL 4 19 4 7 11 0.58 6 2 | 3 8 7 6 13 1.63 4 9
European Cup 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 | 0
I-divisioona 1 2 2 0 2 1.00 0 - | 0
International 3 48 6 12 18 0.38 2 2 | 0
International-Jr 1 16 7 5 12 0.75 8 - | 0
Jr. A SM-sarja 1 33 20 32 52 1.58 24 - | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 11 446 155 224 379 0.85 141 145 | 9 75 27 31 58 0.77 20 19
NLA (NL) 11 481 218 335 553 1.15 242 7 | 11 98 41 50 91 0.93 20 0
OG 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 0 0 | 0
Spengler Cup 2 4 1 4 5 1.25 2 - | 0
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 2 7 9 8 17 2.43 8 - | 1 4 8 10 18 4.50 4 -
WC 7 62 13 15 28 0.45 6 11 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 3 3 6 0.86 6 2 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Kimmo Timonen (D) 1992-2003 10 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Finland U20, Finland U20 (all), TPS
Victor Stancescu (F) 2001-2011 10 Kloten
Kalle Sahlstedt (F) 1990-2004 10 Finland, Finland (all), Finland U18, Finland U20, Finland U20 (all), Lukko, Lukko U20, TPS
Petteri Nummelin (D) 1993-2012 10 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Lugano, TPS

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01/10/2011
01/10/2011 Confirmed Kloten Flyers HC Lugano
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