Jan Janssen (ice hockey)
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May 17, 1952 |
Chicago Heights, IL, USA
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||Heerenveen Flyers|
Jan Petrus Leonardus Janssen (born May 17, 1952) is a former professional ice hockey player. Of Dutch descent, he played several years for Dutch club Heerenveen Flyers as well as for the Netherlands national ice hockey team. He was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois.
A forward, Janssen played a total of 12 seasons with Heerenveen between 1975 and 1987. His best points total for a season came in 1978-9 when he collected 75 points in 43 games.
Janssen played the 1980 Winter Olympics and 1981 World Ice Hockey Championships for the Dutch, the only two times that the national side played in the top tier internationally. He had 3 assists in the 5 games Holland played. At the 1981 World Championship he had a goal and two assists in 8 games.
- Jan Jannsen profile at Eurohockey.com
- Jan Jannsen's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Dutch Olympic Committee
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