December 17, 1975 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)|
|NHL Draft||189th overall, 2001
Pasi Johan Olavi Nurminen (born December 17, 1975 in Lahti, Finland) is a Finnish retired ice hockey goaltender. He was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers as their sixth-round pick, #189 overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Nurminen started his playing career with Reipas Lahti in Finland and later moved on to Ketterä Imatra and Pelicans. In 1998 he moved to HPK and then to Jokerit a year later, where he won the Urpo Ylönen trophy as best goaltender in the SM-liiga. After two season with Jokerit, he moved across the Atlantic to represent the Atlanta Thrashers. Nurminen played for Malmö IF in the Swedish Elitserien, and his hometown team, Pelicans, during the NHL lockout. He retired in the fall of 2005 due to a serious knee injury. He currently works as a goaltending consultant for Pelicans, the SM-liiga hockey team he also partially owns. Starting from 2010, he also serves the same role for the Finnish National Team and has even featured as their backup goalie during the Euro Hockey Tour.
- Pasi Nurminen's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Pasi Nurminen's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Pasi Nurmisen Ilmaveivi (Mertaranta edit)
|Winner of the Urpo Ylönen trophy
|Winner of the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
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