Antti Aalto

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Antti Aalto
Born (1975-03-04) March 4, 1975 (age 39)
Lappeenranta, FIN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks (AHL)
TPS (SM-liiga)
Jokerit (SM-liiga)
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 134th overall, 1993
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 1992–2006

Antti Sami Aalto (born March 4, 1975) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Aalto was drafted by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft in the 6th round, 134th overall. He continued to play in Finland for TPS until the 1997–98 season when he joined the Ducks. He was assigned to their minor hockey team, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks for 29 games and played for the Ducks for three games. He continued to play in the NHL until the 2000–01 season. The next season, 2001–02, saw Aalto return to Finland, which is where he continued to play until 2006 when he was forced to retire due to a shoulder injury.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
1992–93 TPS SM-l 1 0 0 0 0
1993–94 TPS SM-l 33 5 9 14 16 10 1 1 2 4
1994–95 TPS SM-l 44 11 7 18 18 5 0 1 1 2
1995–96 TPS SM-l 40 15 16 31 22 11 3 5 8 14
1996–97 TPS SM-l 44 15 19 34 60 11 5 6 11 31
1997–98 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 29 4 9 13 30
1997–98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 73 3 5 8 24 4 0 0 0 2
1999–00 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 63 7 11 18 26
2000–01 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 40 14 26 40 39 3 2 1 3 2
2000–01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 12 1 1 2 2
2001–02 Jokerit SM-l 48 8 21 29 87 12 1 8 9 12
2002–03 Jokerit SM-l 44 7 16 23 36 10 2 1 3 26
2003–04 TPS SM-l 50 16 28 44 46 13 2 9 11 10
2004–05 TPS SM-l 37 9 18 27 40
2005–06 TPS SM-l 4 1 0 1 4
NHL totals 151 11 17 28 52 4 0 0 0 2

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