Risto Siltanen

Risto Siltanen (born October 31, 1958) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played eight seasons in the National Hockey League for the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers and Quebec Nordiques.

Risto Siltanen
Born (1958-10-31) October 31, 1958 (age 62)
Mänttä, Finland
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Ilves
Edmonton Oilers
Hartford Whalers
Quebec Nordiques
SC Bern
TuTo
NHL Draft 173rd overall, 1978
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1976–1997

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1975–76 Ilves FIN U20 35 39 17 56 40
1976–77 Ilves SM-l 36 10 7 17 28
1977–78 Ilves SM-l 36 7 8 15 42 7 1 1 2 10
1978–79 Ilves SM-l 34 13 8 21 44
1978–79 Edmonton Oilers WHA 20 3 4 7 4 11 0 9 9 4
1979–80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 64 6 29 35 26 2 0 0 0 2
1980–81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 17 36 53 54 9 2 0 2 8
1981–82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 63 15 48 63 26 5 3 2 5 10
1982–83 Hartford Whalers NHL 74 5 25 30 28
1983–84 Hartford Whalers NHL 75 15 38 53 34
1984–85 Hartford Whalers NHL 76 12 33 45 30
1985–86 Hartford Whalers NHL 52 8 22 30 30
1985–86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 13 2 5 7 6 3 0 1 1 2
1986–87 Fredericton Express AHL 6 2 4 6 6
1986–87 Quebec Nordiques NHL 66 10 29 39 32 13 1 9 10 8
1987–88 SC Bern NDA 35 13 13 26 34
1988–89 Ilves SM-l 43 19 20 39 32 5 2 1 3 6
1989–90 Ilves SM-l 44 16 17 33 40 8 2 5 7 10
1990–91 Ilves SM-l 37 11 13 24 32
1991–92 Ilves SM-l 44 4 9 13 22
1992–93 TuTo FIN.2 49 17 21 38 118
1993–94 TuTo FIN.2 51 13 24 37 46
1994–95 TuTo SM-l 44 10 14 24 52
1995–96 TuTo SM-l 45 6 6 12 44
1996–97 SC Bietigheim-Bissingen DEU.3 49 13 35 48 28
SM-l totals 363 96 102 198 336 20 5 7 12 26
NHL totals 562 90 265 355 266 32 6 12 18 30

InternationalEdit

Medal record
Representing   Finland
Men's ice hockey
European Junior Championships
  1976 Czechoslovakia
Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1976 Finland EJC 4 3 0 3 0
1977 Finland WJC 7 5 1 6 8
1977 Finland WC 10 1 0 1 6
1978 Finland WJC 4 0 3 3 4
1978 Finland WC 10 0 3 3 6
1981 Finland CC 5 1 1 2 6
1983 Finland WC 6 0 1 1 8
Junior totals 15 8 4 12 12
Senior totals 31 2 5 7 24

Awards and honorsEdit

  • All-Star Selection, 1977 and 1978 IIHF world junior hockey championships[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.510, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6

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