Janne Laukkanen

Janne Laukkanen (born March 19, 1970) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League for the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise, the Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played a total 407 regular season games scoring 22 goals and 121 points with 335 penalty minutes. He also played 59 playoff games, scoring 7 goals and 16 points.

Janne Laukkanen
Born (1970-03-19) March 19, 1970 (age 50)
Lahti, Finland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Reipas Lahti
HPK
HC České Budějovice
Quebec Nordiques
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators
Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 156th overall, 1991
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1988–2003

He was a member of the Bronze winning Finnish ice hockey team at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.

He now works with Karhu-Kissat, a minor hockey league team in his native Finland, which includes his son Matias.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88 Kiekkoreipas FIN II Jr 20 5 5 10 48
1988–89 Kiekkoreipas FIN II Jr 19 13 10 23 85
1988–89 Kiekkoreipas FIN II 33 1 7 8 24
1989–90 Hockey Reipas FIN II 44 8 22 30 60 4 1 1 2 6
1990–91 Hockey Reipas Liiga 44 8 13 21 54
1991–92 HPK Liiga 43 5 14 19 62
1992–93 HPK Liiga 47 8 21 29 76 12 1 4 5 10
1993–94 HPK Liiga 48 5 24 29 46
1993–94 HC České Budějovice ELH 3 0 1 1 0
1994–95 Cornwall Aces AHL 55 8 26 34 41
1994–95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 11 0 3 3 4 6 1 0 1 2
1995–96 Cornwall Aces AHL 35 7 20 27 60
1995–96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 3 1 0 1 0
1995–96 Ottawa Senators NHL 20 0 2 2 14
1996–97 Ottawa Senators NHL 76 3 18 21 76 7 0 1 1 6
1997–98 Ottawa Senators NHL 60 4 17 21 64 11 2 2 4 8
1998–99 Ottawa Senators NHL 50 1 11 12 40 4 0 0 0 4
1999–2000 Ottawa Senators NHL 60 1 11 12 55
1999–2000 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 11 1 7 8 12 11 2 4 6 10
2000–01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 50 3 17 20 34 18 2 2 4 14
2001–02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 47 6 7 13 28
2002–03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 17 1 6 7 8
2002–03 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 5 0 3 3 2
2002–03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Liiga totals 182 26 72 98 238 12 1 4 5 10
NHL totals 407 22 99 121 335 59 7 9 16 46

InternationalEdit

Medal record
Representing   Finland
Ice hockey
Winter Olympics
  1994 Lillehammer
  1998 Nagano
World Championships
  1992 Prague
  1994 Milan
  1998 Switzerland
Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
1990 Finland WJC 4th 7 0 1 1 4
1991 Finland CC SF 6 1 2 3 2
1992 Finland OG 7th 8 0 1 1 6
1992 Finland WC   8 2 2 4 12
1993 Finland WC 7th 6 1 0 1 10
1994 Finland OG   8 0 2 2 12
1994 Finland WC   8 1 2 3 6
1996 Finland WCH QF 4 0 0 0 4
1998 Finland OG   6 0 0 0 4
1998 Finland WC   1 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 7 0 1 1 4
Senior totals 46 6 9 15 43

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sens are Finn-ished product, ex-player says". The Ottawa Citizen. December 31, 2007. Archived from the original on November 3, 2012. Retrieved 2008-01-19.

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