Tommi Kivistö

Tommi Kivistö (born June 7, 1991) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for Jokerit of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Tommi Kivistö
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Born (1991-06-07) June 7, 1991 (age 31)
Vantaa, Finland
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Jokerit
Charlotte Checkers
Ilves
Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 208th overall, 2009
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2009–present

Playing careerEdit

Kivisto initially played junior then professionally in his native Finland for Jokerit in the SM-liiga. He was drafted 208th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Carolina Hurricanes. Prior to the 2011–12 season with Jokerit, he was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Hurricanes on June 1, 2011.[1]

Kivisto played two seasons in the KHL with Russian club, Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, before his rights were traded in opting to return to original club, Jokerit on a two-year contract on May 30, 2017.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Jokerit FIN U18 19 0 1 1 10 3 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Jokerit FIN U18 26 6 10 16 50 4 0 3 3 4
2007–08 Jokerit FIN U20 9 2 0 2 4 4 0 3 3 2
2008–09 Red Deer Rebels WHL 65 1 21 22 49
2009–10 Jokerit FIN U20 18 2 5 7 58 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Jokerit SM-l 22 0 2 2 12 3 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Kiekko–Vantaa Mestis 2 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Jokerit FIN U20 5 0 6 6 8
2010–11 Jokerit SM-l 38 0 5 5 22 7 0 0 0 16
2010–11 Kiekko–Vantaa Mestis 5 1 2 3 0
2011–12 Jokerit SM-l 26 0 4 4 8
2011–12 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 20 5 7 12 22 4 1 1 2 2
2012–13 Florida Everblades ECHL 48 4 11 15 59 12 1 5 6 18
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 17 0 2 2 12
2013–14 Ilves Liiga 56 4 11 15 32
2014–15 Ilves Liiga 58 6 21 27 55 2 0 0 0 2
2015–16 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 60 1 6 7 34 6 0 1 1 0
2016–17 Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 57 2 3 5 23
2017–18 Jokerit KHL 55 2 4 6 28 11 0 0 0 25
2018–19 Jokerit KHL 59 1 8 9 42 6 0 2 2 2
2019–20 Jokerit KHL 57 0 3 3 73 6 0 1 1 4
2020–21 Jokerit KHL 39 2 7 9 26 4 0 0 0 4
2021–22 Jokerit KHL 43 4 9 13 12
Liiga totals 200 10 43 53 129 12 0 0 0 18
KHL totals 370 12 40 52 238 33 0 4 4 35
Medal record
Representing   Finland
Ice hockey
World Championships
  2016 Russia
  2014 Minsk
IIHF U18 Championships
  2009 Fargo-Moorhead

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Finland U17 6th 5 2 2 4 10
2008 Finland WJC18 6th 6 1 2 3 8
2009 Finland WJC 7th 6 1 0 1 6
2009 Finland WJC18   6 0 3 3 22
2010 Finland WJC 5th 6 0 1 1 0
2011 Finland WJC 6th 6 0 1 1 6
2014 Finland WC   10 1 0 1 6
2016 Finland WC   6 1 0 1 0
2018 Finland OG 6th 4 0 0 0 0
2018 Finland WC 5th 8 0 2 2 2
Junior totals 35 4 9 13 52
Senior totals 28 2 2 4 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canes sign Kivisto, Lindstrom to Entry-Level deals". Carolina Hurricanes. 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
  2. ^ "Tommi Kivisto returns to Jokerit". Jokerit (in Finnish). 2017-05-30. Retrieved 2017-05-30.

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