Minttu Tuominen

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Minttu Tuominen
Born (1990-06-26) June 26, 1990 (age 26)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 159 lb (72 kg; 11 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
SWHL team
Former teams
Linköpings HC
Espoo Blues
Ohio State Univ.
National team  Finland
Playing career 2006–present

Minttu Tuominen (born June 26, 1990) is a Finnish ice hockey player, member of the Finland women's national ice hockey team.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Finland[edit]

Tuominen played for the Espoo Blues and attended Makelanrinne Sports High School in Helsinki. As a member of the Espoo Blues, she won the Finnish Championship three times (2007, '08, '09). In addition, she played in the 2009 MLP Cup with the Finnish National Team. She was a member of the bronze medal-winning Finnish team at the Winter Universiades, February 2009 in Harbin, China. She also helped Finland win the Euro Hockey Tour in December 2008. Other appearances for Team Finland include a number of events in 2008, including the Four Nations Cup in November and a series against Sweden in September. At Makelanrinne, captained the team after being named one of the school's top athletes of 2007 and '08.[2] One of her teammates with the Espoo Blues was Emma Laaksonen.

Ohio State Buckeyes[edit]

Milestones at Ohio State include:

  • First goal: October 3, 2009, at Boston University
  • First assist: October 2, 2009, at Boston University

International[edit]

Tuominen won a bronze medal at the 2010 Four Nations Cup in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Career statistics[edit]

Ohio State[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; G= Goals; AST= Assists; PTS = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

Season Games Goals Assists Points Points/game PIM GWG PPG SHG
2009–10 23 6 5 11 0.4783 8 1 2 0

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Finland[edit]

Event Goals Assists Points Shots PIM +/-
2010 Winter Olympics 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 IIHF World Championships 2 2 4 15 10 +2

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