Tom Koivisto

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Tom Koivisto
Born (1974-06-04) June 4, 1974 (age 40)
Turku, FIN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
SM-liiga team
Former teams
Jokerit
TPS
HPK
St. Louis Blues
Frölunda HC
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 253rd overall, 2002
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1993–present

Tomas Koivisto (born June 4, 1974 in Turku, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey defenceman for Jokerit in the SM-liiga. He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues as their eighth-round pick, 253rd overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played parts of ten seasons in the SM-liiga before coming to North America in 2002. Koivisto spent most of two seasons in the American Hockey League but appeared in 22 National Hockey League games with the Blues in 2002–03. He returned to Europe in 2004, spending two seasons with Frölunda HC in the Swedish Elitserien and then two more with the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the Swiss National League A before returning to Finland and Jokerit in 2008.[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
1992–93 Kiekko-67 SML-2 16 0 4 4 4
1992–93 TPS SML 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1993–94 Kiekko-67 SML-2 16 4 12 16 2
1993–94 TPS SML 18 2 5 7 4 1 0 1 1 2
1994–95 Kiekko-67 SML-2 14 7 3 10 6
1994–95 TPS SML 4 0 0 0 4
1994–95 HPK SML 25 3 3 6 16
1995–96 HPK SML 50 8 11 19 52 9 1 2 3 6
1996–97 HPK SML 46 18 17 35 50 10 4 2 6 6
1997–98 HPK SML 23 6 6 12 28
1998–99 HPK SML 52 13 26 39 91 8 5 1 6 14
1999–00 Jokerit SML 43 8 20 28 58 11 2 1 3 2
2000–01 Jokerit SML 47 8 15 23 36 5 0 0 0 2
2001–02 Jokerit SML 43 8 14 22 30 12 3 8 11 2
2002–03 St. Louis Blues NHL 22 2 4 6 10
2002–03 Worcester IceCats AHL 47 4 13 17 32 3 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Worcester IceCats AHL 28 4 13 17 16
2003–04 Springfield Falcons AHL 17 0 8 8 12
2004–05 Frölunda HC SEL 50 9 19 28 66 14 1 1 2 14
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 40 6 16 22 76 17 5 2 7 30
2006–07 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 36 7 17 24 91 6 0 4 4 8
2007–08 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 47 7 10 17 46 4 0 1 1 4
2008–09 Jokerit SML 43 5 17 22 56 5 1 0 1 2
2009–10 Jokerit SML 40 6 13 19 40 3 0 3 3 2
SM-liiga totals 435 85 147 232 465 65 16 18 34 38

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1993 Finland Jr. WJC 7 0 1 1 0
1994 Finland Jr. WJC 7 1 0 1 6
2002 Finland WC 9 2 1 3 4

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tom Koivisto player profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Jouni Loponen
Winner of the Pekka Rautakallio trophy
2001–02
Succeeded by
Marko Tuulola