Susanna Tapani

Susanna Tapani (born 2 March 1993) is a Finnish ice hockey and ringette player who currently plays for Linköpings HC of the SDHL and for the Finnish national ice hockey team and the Finnish national ringette team.

Susanna Tapani
Born (1993-03-02) 2 March 1993 (age 27)
Laitila, Finland
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
SDHL team
Former teams
Linköping HC
HPK Hämeenlinna
Espoo Blues
UND Fighting Hawks
Lukko Rauma
TPS Turku
National team  Finland
Playing career 2011–present
Medal record
Representing  Finland
Ringette
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Finland
Gold medal – first place 2016 Finland
Gold medal – first place 2017 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2019 Canada

She participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship.[1] Tapani also played for the University of North Dakota Women's Hockey Team for the 2013–2014 season.[2]

International careerEdit

Tapani was selected for the Finland women's national ice hockey team in the 2014 Winter Olympics. She played in all six games, scoring one goal and adding four assists.[3]

As of 2014, Tapani has also appeared for Finland at three IIHF Women's World Championships. Her first appearance came in 2011, where she won a bronze medal.[4][5][6][7]

Tapani made three appearances for the Finland women's national under-18 ice hockey team, at the IIHF World Women's U18 Championships, with the first in 2009. She won a bronze medal as part of the team in 2011.[8][9][10]

Career statisticsEdit

Through 2013–14 season

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Finland U18 U18 5 3 0 3 0
2010 Finland U18 U18 5 2 1 3 4
2011 Finland U18 U18 6 4 2 6 33
2011 Finland WW 6 1 2 3 4
2012 Finland WW 6 1 0 1 2
2013 Finland WW 6 0 0 0 2
2014 Finland Oly 6 1 4 5 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2015 IIHF World Championship roster Archived 13 February 2018 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ UND W Hockey BIO – Susanna Tapani
  3. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2014 Olympics[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ IIHF (2011). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2012. Fenn/M&S. p. 557. ISBN 978-0-7710-9598-6.
  5. ^ https://reports.iihf.hockey/Hydra/252/IHW2520FIN_83_6_0.pdf[permanent dead link] IIHF - Team Finland Stats - 2011 World Championship]]
  6. ^ IIHF - Team Finland Stats - 2012 World Championship[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2013 World Championship Archived 31 December 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2009 U-18 World Championship[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2010 U-18 World Championship[permanent dead link]
  10. ^ IIHF – Team Finland Stats – 2011 U-18 World Championship[permanent dead link]

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