Arto Tukio

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Arto Tukio
Tukio Arto Ilves.jpg
Born (1981-04-04) April 4, 1981 (age 33)
Tampere, Finland
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SM-liiga team
Former teams
Ilves
Jokerit
NHL Draft 101st overall, 2000
New York Islanders
Playing career 1999–present
Arto Tukio
Medal record
Competitor for  Finland
Men's ice hockey
World U18 Championships
Gold 1999 Füssen

Arto Tukio (born April 4, 1981) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for Ilves in the SM-liiga.

Playing career[edit]

Tukio began his career with Ilves his hometown team. He was drafted 101st overall by the New York Islanders in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft but never made it to the North American leagues and remained in Scandinavia. After three seasons with Ilves, Tukio moved to Jokerit. In 2004 he moved to the Swedish Elitserien with Frölunda HC where he won the Swedish Championship. After two more years with Frölunda, Tukio returned to Ilves in 2007.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Ilves SML 42 2 1 3 20 3 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Ilves SML 43 5 10 15 26 7 2 1 3 4
2001–02 Ilves SML 47 8 9 17 28 3 0 1 1 0
2002–03 Jokerit SML 49 6 10 16 26 9 0 1 1 4
2003–04 Jokerit SML 54 4 12 16 10
2004–05 Frölunda HC SEL 48 1 7 8 20 13 0 2 2 20
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 38 4 6 10 71 17 1 3 4 22
2006–07 Frölunda HC SEL 50 2 8 10 36
2007–08 Ilves SML 52 6 22 28 64 9 0 3 3 10
SML totals 287 31 64 95 174 31 3 11 14 18
SEL totals 136 7 21 28 127 30 1 5 6 42

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Finland Jr. WJC U18 7 0 2 2 0
2000 Finland Jr. WJC 7 3 3 6 6

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