February 17, 1970 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|NHL Draft||122nd overall, 1990
Säilynoja started his career for Jokerit in 1988, while the team was playing in Finnish First Division. Jokerit were promoted to SM-liiga in 1989 and Säilynoja had made himself as one of the solid players in Jokerit lineup.
Säilynoja had a reputation for being good at Penalty Shots
Säilynoja played in Jokerit for 10 seasons and won the Finnish Championship four times and finished second once.
Espoo Blues (2000-2001)
Säliynoja's final SM-liiga season was with Espoo Blues and he retired from active play in 2001.
After his retirement, Säilynoja started working out on Banking business and served as the chairman for Finnish ice hockey Players Association.
In 2008, Säilynoja was named as the General Manager for Jokerit
|Competitor for Finland|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Silver||1992 Czechoslovakia||Ice hockey|
Säilynoja played 46 games for Finnish national team.
Säilynoja was part of the 1992 World Championship squad which won Silver.
|Winner of the Raimo Kilpiö trophy
|General Manager of Jokerit