Janne Grönvall

Janne Grönvall (born July 17, 1973, Finland) is a retired professional Finnish ice hockey player.

Janne Grönvall
Grönvall Janne Tappara 2008 1.jpg
Born (1973-07-17) July 17, 1973 (age 47)
Finland
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shot left
SM-liiga team Tappara
NHL Draft 101 overall, 1992
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1989–2010

He last played for Tappara in the Finnish SM-liiga. This was his third stint with the club. He first joined the club in 1992, when he left Lukko Rauma. In 1994, he left them for the AHL club St. John's Maple Leafs, which was the affiliate team of Toronto Maple Leafs who drafted Grönvall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. After two season in North America and zero games in the NHL Grönvall moved back home to Finland and Tappara. This time he stayed with Tappara until 2003 when he signed with Swedish Elite League team Färjestad BK. After two seasons and two runners-up medals in Sweden with Färjestad Grönvall decided once again to move back home and once again signed with Tappara. He eventually ended his career playing for Krefeld Pinguine in the German DEL league.

Grönvall represented Finland at the 2001 World Hockey Championship.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Lukko FIN.2 U20 13 3 3 6 6
1989–90 Lukko FIN.2 U20 12 4 5 9 12 12 1 4 5 18
1989–90 Lukko SM-l 5 0 0 0 0
1990–91 Lukko FIN U20 13 4 14 18 30
1990–91 Lukko SM-l 40 2 8 10 30
1991–92 Lukko FIN U20 2 0 1 1 2
1991–92 Lukko SM-l 42 2 6 8 40 2 0 0 0 2
1992–93 Tappara SM-l 46 1 7 8 54
1993–94 Tappara SM-l 47 2 9 11 54 10 0 4 4 31
1993–94 Tappara FIN.2 U20 2 0 0 0 0
1993–94 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 9 0 0 0 2
1994–95 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 76 8 29 37 75 5 0 0 0 0
1995–96 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 76 4 31 35 82 2 1 0 1 2
1996–97 Tappara SM-l 46 6 10 16 44 3 0 1 1 4
1997–98 Tappara SM-l 47 6 14 20 42 4 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Tappara SM-l 53 6 10 16 91
1999–2000 Tappara SM-l 53 4 11 15 46 4 2 1 3 12
2000–01 Tappara SM-l 53 4 11 15 97 10 1 2 3 4
2001–02 Tappara SM-l 56 8 7 15 82 10 1 3 4 6
2002–03 Tappara SM-l 55 5 13 18 89 15 0 3 3 10
2003–04 Färjestad BK SEL 50 1 10 11 98 17 0 1 1 16
2004–05 Färjestad BK SEL 48 0 3 3 42 15 2 4 6 10
2005–06 Tappara SM-l 51 11 9 20 83 4 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Tappara SM-l 35 1 3 4 20 5 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Tappara SM-l 55 2 15 17 46 11 2 2 4 8
2008–09 Tappara SM-l 57 1 5 6 50
2009–10 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 45 0 7 7 22
SM-l totals 741 61 138 199 868 82 6 16 22 83
AHL totals 152 12 60 72 157 16 1 0 1 4
SEL totals 98 1 13 14 140 32 2 5 7 26

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1991 Finland WJC 6 0 0 0 4
1991 Finland EJC 6 1 3 4 4
1992 Finland WJC 7 2 1 3 12
1993 Finland WJC 7 1 2 3 6
2001 Finland WC 7 0 0 0 8
Junior totals 26 4 6 10 26

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