Mikko Luoma

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Mikko Luoma
Born (1976-06-22) June 22, 1976 (age 40)
Jyväskylä, FIN
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Liiga team
Former teams
JYP Jyväskylä
Atlant Moscow Oblast
Linköpings HC
Malmö Redhawks
HV71
Edmonton Oilers
Tappara
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 181st overall, 2002
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1998–present

Mikko Luoma (born (1976-06-22)June 22, 1976 in Jyväskylä, Finland) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing with JYP Jyväskylä in the Finnish Liiga.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Luoma started his playing career with the Finnish JYP's youth team, playing for them from 1993 until 1998 when he stepped up in JYP's senior team in SM-liiga. In his first two seasons in SM-liiga he totalled 18 points over 104 games. From season 2000–01 to 2002–03 he played with Tappara, totalling 66 points in 164 games.[2]

Luoma was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 6th round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, 181st overall, as an over-aged player. He only played one season in North America, largely in the American Hockey League with the Toronto Roadrunners, although he also saw some time with the Oilers.[2]

After NHL and AHL, Luoma moved to Sweden and played in the Swedish elite league Elitserien with Malmö Redhawks in 2004–05 and Linköpings HC from season 2005–06 to 2006–07. For season 2007–08 he signed with HV71 and continued the season with winning the Swedish Championship.[2][3]

Awards[edit]

  • SM-liiga Player of the Month in September 2001.
  • Swedish Champion with HV71 in 2008.
  • Salming Trophy 2008.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993–94 Diskos Jr. Fin-Jr. 13 1 3 4 6
1994–95 Diskos Jr. Fin-Jr. 23 8 17 25 34
1994–95 Diskos Fin-3 7 1 2 3 2
1995–96 Diskos Jr. Fin-Jr. 27 4 10 14 56
1995–96 Diskos I-Div 11 0 0 0 2
1996–97 Diskos Jr. Fin-Jr. 4 2 2 4 4
1996–97 Diskos Fin-3 34 15 52 67 34 3 0 2 2 6
1997–98 Diskos I-Div 44 2 18 20 60 5 1 0 1 10
1998–99 JYP SM-l 53 2 8 10 60 3 0 0 0 4
1999–2000 JYP SM-l 51 2 6 8 58
2000–01 Tappara SM-l 56 10 11 21 72 10 0 2 2 10
2001–02 Tappara SM-l 56 11 18 29 76 10 1 2 3 10
2002–03 Tappara SM-l 55 4 13 17 52 14 2 1 3 12
2003–04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 3 0 1 1 0
2003–04 Toronto Roadrunners AHL 65 4 22 26 54 3 1 0 1 8
2004–05 IF Malmö Redhawks SEL 50 9 9 18 72
2005–06 Linköpings HC SEL 50 7 19 26 105 13 2 1 3 20
2006–07 Linköpings HC SEL 55 7 16 23 60 9 2 5 7 16
2007–08 HV71 SEL 49 10 25 35 58 17 2 5 7 20
2008–09 HV71 SEL 54 5 16 21 58 18 3 8 11 14
2009–10 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 51 1 8 9 70 3 0 2 2 6
2010–11 HV71 SEL 33 3 19 22 70 4 0 1 1 0
2011–12 HV71 SEL 49 4 18 22 48 6 0 2 2 6
2012–13 HV71 SEL 47 1 7 8 50 5 0 0 0 0
2013–14 JYP SM-l 52 4 11 15 48 6 0 3 3 2
2014–15 JYP SM-l 60 8 25 33 60 12 3 4 7 10
2015–16 JYP SM-l 56 4 15 19 34 13 0 6 6 12
SM-l totals 436 44 107 151 458 68 6 18 24 60
SEL totals 387 46 129 175 521 72 9 22 31 76

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Finland WC 9 0 2 2 6
2008 Finland WC 8 0 0 0 6
Senior totals 17 0 2 2 12

Records[edit]

  • Linköpings HC club record for assists by a defenceman in playoffs (5), 2006–07

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://liiga.fi/pelaajat/24779498/luoma-mikko
  2. ^ a b c "Mikko Luoma - player profile and career stats". European Hockey.Net. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  3. ^ "HV 71 är svenska mästare". Radiosporten (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. 2008-04-18. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 

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