Janne Laukkanen

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Janne Laukkanen
Born (1970-03-19) March 19, 1970 (age 45)
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 medal – third place 1994 Lillehammer
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Nagano
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1992 Prague
Silver medal – second place 1994 Milan
Silver medal – second place 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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