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Finland Jarmo Kekäläinen

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# Player GP G A TP
1. Matvei Gridin 60 38 45 83
2. Trevor Connelly 52 31 47 78
3. Mac Swanson 55 26 51 77
4. Michael Hage 54 33 42 75
5. Noah Powell 61 43 31 74
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Staff Facts
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Age
57
Nation
Highlights
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time Liiga Champion 1

History
- 2013-02-13 • Named General Manager by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Kekäläinen is the first European General Manager in the history of the National Hockey League.

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Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1995-96 HIFK SM-liiga General Manager
Ottawa Senators NHL European Scout
1996-97 HIFK SM-liiga General Manager
Ottawa Senators NHL European Scout
1997-98 HIFK SM-liiga General Manager
Ottawa Senators NHL European Scout
1998-99 HIFK SM-liiga General Manager
Ottawa Senators NHL European Scout
1999-00 Ottawa Senators NHL Dir. of Player Personnel
2000-01 Ottawa Senators NHL Dir. of Player Personnel
2001-02 Ottawa Senators NHL Dir. of Player Personnel
2002-03 St. Louis Blues NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting
2003-04 St. Louis Blues NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting
2004-05 St. Louis Blues NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting
2005-06 St. Louis Blues NHL Asst. General Manager
2006-07 St. Louis Blues NHL Asst. General Manager
2007-08 St. Louis Blues NHL Asst. General Manager
2008-09 St. Louis Blues NHL Asst. General Manager
2009-10 St. Louis Blues NHL Asst. General Manager
2010-11 Jokerit SM-liiga General Manager
2011-12 Jokerit SM-liiga General Manager
2012-13 Jokerit SM-liiga General Manager
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager Replaced Scott Howson midseason
2013-14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
Finland OG Asst. General Manager
2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2016-17 Finland WCup Asst. General Manager
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2018-19 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2019-20 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2020-21 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2021-22 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2022-23 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager
2023-24 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL General Manager Fired on February 15, 2024

Jarmo Kekäläinen Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1983-84 KalPa I-divisioona 23* 0* 1* 1* 2* -* |
1984-85 KalPa I-divisioona 35* 10* 7* 17* 6* -* |
1985-86 Ilves U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 9* 12* 6* 18* 4* -* | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -
Ilves SM-liiga 29* 6* 6* 12* 8* 2* |
Finland U20 WJC-20 7* 4* 3* 7* 2* -* |
1986-87 Ilves U20 Jr. A SM-sarja 12* 12* 10* 22* 16* -* | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 6 -
Ilves SM-liiga 42* 3* 4* 7* 4* -11* |
1987-88 Clarkson Univ. NCAA 32* 7* 11* 18* 38* -* |
1988-89 Clarkson Univ. NCAA 31* 19* 25* 44* 47* -* |
1989-90 Boston Bruins NHL 11* 2* 2* 4* 8* 2* |
Maine Mariners AHL 18* 5* 11* 16* 6* -* |
1990-91 Boston Bruins NHL 16* 2* 1* 3* 6* 0* |
Maine Mariners AHL 11* 2* 4* 6* 4* -* | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 -
1991-92 KalPa SM-liiga 24* 2* 8* 10* 24* -7* |
Finland CC 6* 0* 1* 1* 0* 0* |
1992-93 Tappara “A” SM-liiga 47* 15* 12* 27* 34* -6* |
Finland (all) International 12* 2* 1* 3* 10* -* |
1993-94 Ottawa Senators NHL 28* 1* 5* 6* 14* -8* |
Prince Edward Island Senators AHL 18* 6* 6* 12* 18* -9* |
SC Rapperswil-Jona NLB 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* -* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
1994-95 Västerås IK Elitserien 32* 2* 6* 8* 32* -* | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
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