Juha Kaunismäki

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Juha Kaunismäki
Born (1979-05-06) May 6, 1979 (age 35)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
National team  Norway
Playing career 2000–2013

Juha Pekka Kaunismäki (born 6 May 1979 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish-born Norwegian professional ice hockey defenceman, who currently plays with Stavanger Oilers of the Norway's elite GET-ligaen.

Career[edit]

Kaunismäki began playing in Finland with the Jokerit organization's junior teams. He later played for Kiekko-Vantaa of the third-level Suomi-sarja and the second-level Mestis. Kaunismäki played a total of five seasons in Mestis league, two with Kiekko-Vantaa and three with Ahmat Hyvinkää. In 2003 he joined Stavanger of the Norwegian league.

International career[edit]

Kaunismäki was selected to play for the Norway men's national ice hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He previously represented Norway at 2008 and 2009 World Ice Hockey Championships after changing his citizenship.

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