Janne Laukkanen

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Janne Laukkanen
Born (1970-03-19) March 19, 1970 (age 44)
Lahti, FIN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Quebec Nordiques
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators
Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
SM-liiga
Reipas Lahti
HPK
Czech Extraliga
HC České Budějovice
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 156th overall, 1991
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1988–2003

Janne Laukkanen (born March 19, 1970) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League for the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise, the Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played a total 407 regular season games scoring 22 goals and 121 points with 335 penalty minutes. He also played 59 playoff games, scoring 7 goals and 16 points.

He was a member of the Bronze winning Finnish ice hockey team at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.

He now works with Karhu-Kissat, a minor hockey league team in his native Finland, which includes his son Matias.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Reipas Lahti 1.div 33 1 7 8 24
1989–90 Reipas Lahti 1.div 44 8 22 30 60 4 1 1 2 6
1990–91 Reipas Lahti SM-l 44 8 13 21 54
1991–92 HPK SM-l 43 5 14 19 62
1992–93 HPK SM-l 47 8 21 29 76 12 1 4 5 10
1993–94 HPK SM-l 48 5 24 29 46
1993–94 HC České Budějovice CZE 3 0 1 1 0
1994–95 Cornwall Aces AHL 55 8 26 34 41
1994–95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 11 0 3 3 4 6 1 0 1 2
1995–96 Cornwall Aces AHL 35 7 20 27 60
1995–96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 3 1 0 1 0
1995–96 Ottawa Senators NHL 20 0 2 2 14
1996–97 Ottawa Senators NHL 76 3 18 21 76 7 0 1 1 6
1997–98 Ottawa Senators NHL 60 4 17 21 64 11 2 2 4 8
1998–99 Ottawa Senators NHL 50 1 11 12 40 4 0 0 0 4
1999–00 Ottawa Senators NHL 60 1 11 12 55
1999–00 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 11 1 7 8 12 11 2 4 6 10
2000–01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 50 3 17 20 34 18 2 2 4 14
2001–02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 47 6 7 13 28
2002–03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 17 1 6 7 8
2002–03 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 5 0 3 3 2
2002–03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 407 22 99 121 335 59 7 9 16 46

International[edit]

Medal record
Competitor for  Finland
Ice hockey
Winter Olympics
Bronze 1994 Lillehammer
Bronze 1998 Nagano
World Championships
Silver 1992 Prague
Silver 1994 Milan
Silver 1998 Switzerland
Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1990 Finland WJC 4th 7 0 1 1 4
1991 Finland CC SF 6 1 2 3 2
1992 Finland OG 7th 8 0 1 1 6
1992 Finland WC 2nd 8 2 2 4 12
1993 Finland WC 7th 6 1 0 1 10
1994 Finland OG 3rd 8 0 2 2 12
1994 Finland WC 2nd 8 1 2 3 6
1996 Finland WCH QF 4 0 0 0 4
1998 Finland OG 3rd 6 0 0 0 4
1998 Finland WC 2nd 1 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 7 0 1 1 4
Senior totals 46 6 9 15 43

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sens are Finn-ished product, ex-player says". The Ottawa Citizen. December 31, 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-19. 

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