Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame
The Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame is part of the Vapriikki Museum Centre in Tampere, Finland and was created in 1979 to honor those individuals who have contributed to Finnish ice hockey. The Hall has displays and memorabilia that depict the significant contributions of players, coaches, referees and other important figures in the sport.
The Hall of Fame also inducts notable players, coaches, referees and other personalities, naming them Suomen Jääkiekkoleijona (hockey lions of Finland). The first inductees were honored in 1985 and are recorded with an inductee number. Currently, there are 218 inductees in the hall of fame.
Inductions by yearEdit
- Numbers 1-36 were inducted in 1985
- Numbers 37-48 were inducted in 1986
- Numbers 49-54 were inducted in 1987
- Numbers 55-62 were inducted in 1988
- Numbers 63-67 were inducted in 1989
- Numbers 68-72 were inducted in 1990
- Numbers 73-82 were inducted in 1991
- Numbers 83-89 were inducted in 1992
- Numbers 90-93 were inducted in 1993
- Numbers 94-97 were inducted in 1994
- Numbers 98-103 were inducted in 1995
- Numbers 104-106 were inducted in 1996
- Numbers 107-109 were inducted in 1997
- Numbers 110-118 were inducted in 1998
- Number 119 was inducted in 1999
- Numbers 120-126 were inducted in 2000
- Numbers 127-128 were inducted in 2002
- Numbers 129-158 were inducted in 2003
- Numbers 159-172 were inducted in 2005
- Numbers 173-186 were inducted in 2006
Starting from 2007, new inductees don't get numbers anymore.
- Five inductees in 2007
- Ten inductees in 2009
- Four inductees in 2010
- Six inductees in 2011
- Seven inductees in 2012
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