Mika Nieminen

Mika Sakari Nieminen (born 1 January 1966, in Tampere, Finland) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga. He played for Ilves, Jokerit and HIFK. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.

Mika Nieminen
Born (1966-01-01) January 1, 1966 (age 55)
Tampere, Finland
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14 st 6 lb)
Position Center
Shot Right
Played for SM-liiga
Ilves
Lukko
Jokerit
HIFK
1. Divisioona
Reipas
Elitserien
Luleå HF
Nationalliga B
Grasshopper
National team  Finland
Playing career 1985–2002

During the 1994-1995 season, when playing for Luleå HF, he became the top scorer during both the regular Elitserien season and the Swedish national championship play-offs.[1] He never won championships at club level, but he did win the 1995 World Championship with Finland.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Ilves FIN U20 27 22 15 37 16
1984–85 Ilves FIN U20 27 23 17 40 28
1985–86 Kiekkoreipas FIN.2 43 25 37 62 67
1986–87 Kiekkoreipas FIN.2 44 31 32 63 34
1987–88 Ilves SM-l 41 21 20 41 2 4 2 3 5 0
1988–89 Ilves SM-l 23 10 21 31 14 5 3 6 9 4
1989–90 Ilves SM-l 25 12 34 46 12 9 2 6 8 4
1990–91 Ilves SM-l 44 20 42 62 20
1991–92 Lukko SM-l 44 17 38 55 16 2 0 0 0 2
1992–93 Luleå HF SEL 40 17 23 40 28 11 2 2 4 6
1993–94 Luleå HF SEL 40 14 38 52 24
1994–95 Luleå HF SEL 38 18 31 49 26 9 5 8 13 16
1995–96 Grasshopper Club Zürich SUI.2 36 28 46 74 16 10 4 9 13 4
1996–97 Grasshopper Club Zürich SUI.2 38 41 33 74 60 10 7 10 17 31
1997–98 Jokerit SM-l 48 16 25 41 37
1998–99 HIFK SM-l 53 20 28 48 12 11 4 7 11 0
1999–2000 HIFK SM-l 36 15 19 34 42 9 2 6 8 18
2000–01 HIFK SM-l 50 9 28 37 22 4 1 0 1 0
2001–02 HIFK SM-l 55 9 12 21 20 3 0 1 1 0
SM-l totals 419 149 267 416 197 47 14 29 43 28
SEL totals 118 49 92 141 78 20 7 10 17 22

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1984 Finland EJC 5 1 0 1 0
1991 Finland WC 10 5 6 11 2
1992 Finland OG 8 4 6 10 6
1992 Finland WC 8 3 5 8 2
1993 Finland WC 6 0 0 0 2
1994 Finland OG 8 3 5 8 0
1994 Finland WC 8 2 3 5 2
1995 Finland WC 8 4 3 7 6
1996 Finland WCH 4 2 0 2 2
1996 Finland WC 6 4 2 6 2
1997 Finland WC 8 4 3 7 2
1998 Finland OG 5 1 2 3 2
Senior totals 79 32 35 67 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "De är Luleås bästa forwards på 90-talet". Norrbottenskuriren (in Swedish). 23 January 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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