Emma Nuutinen

Emma Nuutinen (born 7 December 1996 in Helsinki) is a Finnish ice hockey player for the Mercyhurst Lakers and the Finnish national team.

Emma Nuutinen
Born (1996-12-07) 7 December 1996 (age 23)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb; 11 st 7 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NCAA team
Former teams
Mercyhurst Lakers
Espoo Blues
UND Fighting Hawks
National team  Finland
Playing career 2011–present

She has participated in both the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics. At the 2018 games she won the bronze medal as part of the Finnish team.

International careerEdit

Nuutinen was selected for the Finland women's national ice hockey team in the 2014 Winter Olympics. She was the youngest player on the team. She played in all six games, scoring one goal.[1] In 2018, she also appeared in all six games notching one goal and one assist.

Nuutinen made three appearances for the Finland women's national under-18 ice hockey team, at the IIHF World Women's U18 Championships, with the first in 2012.[2][3][4] In 2013, she was named to the media all-star team as one of the top forwards in the tournament.[5]

Between Olympic appearances, Nuutinen has represented Finland in IIHF play as part of the national team, earning World Championship bronze medals in 2015 and 2017.

NCAA careerEdit

Nuutinen currently plays for Mercyhurst University. She was a Freshman at the University of North Dakota, but transferred to Mercyhurst when UND ended their women's ice hockey program.[6]

International Career statisticsEdit

Through 2017–18 season

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Finland U18 U18 5 1 1 2 4
2013 Finland U18 U18 5 5 3 8 10
2014 Finland Oly 6 1 0 1 4
2014 Finland U18 U18 5 3 4 7 2
2015 Finland IIHF 6 0 1 1 4
2017 Finland IIHF 6 0 0 0 0
2018 Finland Oly 6 1 1 2 0

NCAA Career statisticsEdit

Through 2018–19 season

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2016–17 North Dakota WCHA 34 10 9 19 4
2017–18 Mercyhurst College Hockey America 23 8 5 13 12
2018–19 Mercyhurst College Hockey America 30 16 13 29 34

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2014 Olympics[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2012 U-18 World Championship[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2013 U-18 World Championship[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2014 U-18 World Championship
  5. ^ IIHF – 2013 U-18 World Championship – Media All Stars
  6. ^ "Women's Ice Hockey Adds Three North Dakota Transfers". hurstathletics.com. 4 August 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2018.

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