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Finland Kimmo Rintanen

#23 HC Lugano / NLA - 11/12

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Kimmo Rintanen Facts

Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
50
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time Liiga Golden Helmet 2
3-time World Championship Silver Medal 3
1-time U18 EJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame 1
2-time Liiga All-Star Team 2
3-time Liiga Champion 3
2-time NL Media All-Star Team 2

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

Kimmo Rintanen 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
Finland (all) International -* -* -* -* -* -* |
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

Kimmo Rintanen 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
2020-21 TPS Liiga Asst. Coach
2021-22 EHC Kloten SL Asst. Coach
2022-23 EHC Kloten NL Asst. Coach
2023-24 EHC Kloten NL Asst. Coach
2024-25 Kloten NL Asst. Coach
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Kimmo Rintanen 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 4 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 * * * * * *
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/10/2011
01/10/2011 Confirmed Kloten Flyers HC Lugano

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