Kimmo Rintanen

Kimmo Rintanen (born August 7, 1973 in Rauma, Finland) is a former professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga before getting transferred to Swiss Elite League Team Kloten Flyers, where he played from the 2001-02 season until 2010-11, before his final season at HC Lugano in 2011-12. Before his international career, he played for Lukko, TPS, and Jokerit in Finland. He also won a bronze medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics. Rintanen has played 155 matches for the National team of Finland and has scored 35 goals. Starting in 2015 he has been an assistant coach for TPS in Finland.

Kimmo Rintanen
Born (1973-08-07) August 7, 1973 (age 46)
Rauma, Finland
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Lukko
TPS
Jokerit
Kloten Flyers
HC Lugano
National team  Finland
Playing career 1990–2012

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1990–91 Lukko FIN Jr 33 20 32 52 24
1990–91 Lukko Liiga 8 0 1 1 0
1991–92 Lukko Liiga 21 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Lukko FIN Jr 7 9 8 17 8
1992–93 Lukko Liiga 45 18 17 35 10 3 0 1 1 0
1993–94 Lukko FIN Jr 4 8 10 18 4
1993–94 Lukko Liiga 48 14 19 33 59 9 0 1 1 6
1994–95 TPS Liiga 49 13 17 30 12 13 4 3 7 8
1995–96 TPS Liiga 45 19 20 39 2 10 4 6 10 0
1996–97 TPS Liiga 46 25 28 53 20 12 5 10 15 0
1997–98 TPS Liiga 46 17 23 40 2 4 2 0 2 2
1998–99 Jokerit Liiga 35 8 22 30 14 3 1 0 1 0
1999–2000 TPS Liiga 54 18 44 62 12 11 7 6 13 2
2000–01 TPS Liiga 49 23 33 56 10 10 4 4 8 2
2001–02 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 18 36 54 24 11 3 7 10 4
2002–03 Kloten Flyers NLA 38 17 31 48 8 5 0 2 2 0
2003–04 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 20 29 49 14
2004–05 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 21 29 50 12 5 6 5 11 0
2005–06 Kloten Flyers NLA 44 23 26 49 36 11 5 7 12 2
2006–07 Kloten Flyers NLA 41 24 34 58 16 11 6 7 13 2
2007–08 Kloten Flyers NLA 50 27 33 60 44 5 5 1 6 2
2008–09 Kloten Flyers NLA 50 23 44 67 38 15 6 7 13 2
2009–10 Kloten Flyers NLA 48 15 31 46 26 10 5 5 10 2
2010–11 Kloten Flyers NLA 36 14 20 34 8 16 3 2 5 6
2011–12 HC Lugano NLA 42 16 20 36 16 1 1 0 1 0
Liiga totals 446 155 224 379 141 75 27 31 58 20
NLA totals 481 218 335 553 242 90 40 42 82 20

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1991 Finland EJC 6 3 2 5 6
1993 Finland WJC 7 3 3 6 6
1998 Finland OG 6 1 0 1 0
1998 Finland WC 10 0 2 2 0
1999 Finland WC 12 2 0 2 2
2000 Finland WC 8 1 6 7 0
2001 Finland WC 9 2 1 3 0
2002 Finland WC 9 2 2 4 2
2003 Finland WC 7 5 4 9 0
2004 Finland WC 7 1 0 1 2
Junior totals 13 6 5 11 12
Senior totals 68 14 15 29 6

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