Markus Mattsson

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Markus Mattsson
Born (1957-07-30) July 30, 1957 (age 59)
Suoniemi, Finland
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Right
Played for NHL
Winnipeg Jets
Minnesota North Stars
Los Angeles Kings
Quebec Nordiques
Winnipeg Jets
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 87th overall, 1977
New York Islanders
WHA Draft 57th overall, 1977
Houston Aeros
Playing career 1973–1987

Markus Rainer Mattsson (born July 30, 1957 in Suoniemi, Finland) is a former professional ice hockey goaltender. He was one of the first goaltenders in the NHL from Finland. He is also the goalie who ended Wayne Gretzky's 51-game point streak in 1983–84.

Markus has a son, Niklas, who played ice hockey for Ilves and Suomi-sarja-team HC Montreal Tampere.

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Preceded by
Matti Hagman
Winner of the Jarmo Wasama memorial trophy
Succeeded by
Kari Makkonen