Pasi Petriläinen

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Pasi Petriläinen
Petriläinen Pasi Ilves 2009 1.jpg
Born (1978-05-05) 5 May 1978 (age 38)
Pirkkala, FIN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
AUT team
Former teams
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
Timrå IK
Södertälje SK
Skellefteå AIK
NHL Draft 225th overall, 1996
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1994–present

Pasi Petriläinen (born 5 May 1978 in Pirkkala) is a Finnish ice hockey defenceman currently playing for France team Etoile Noire de Strasbourg who play in the Ligue Magnus.

Playing career[edit]

A New Jersey Devils draft pick (225th overall in 1996), Petriläinen spent six seasons with Tappara between 1994 and 2000 before moving to Sweden to play for Timrå IK in the Elitserien for one season. He returned to SM-liiga in 2002 playing for TPS for two seasons. He then returned to Tappara in 2003 for one season. He went back to Sweden in 2004, joining second division side Skellefteå AIK before returning to Elitserien with Södertälje SK in an unsuccessful season which saw the team relegated to the second division. He returned to Finland and joined Ilves. In 2007, he signed with Olimpija Ljubljana. He signed with the Etoile Noire de Strasbourg (literally Black Star) for the 2010-2011 season.

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Preceded by
Timo Jutila
Captain of Tappara
Succeeded by
Janne Ojanen