Petri Ylönen

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Petri Ylönen
Born (1962-10-02) October 2, 1962 (age 55)
Helsinki, FIN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Ligue Magnus
HC Briançon
Rouen HE
Division 2
Toulouse BHC
1. Divisioona
TuTo
National team  France
Playing career 1986–2002

Petri Ylönen (born October 2, 1962 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish born retired ice hockey goaltender who played in the French national ice hockey team.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Petri Ylönen started his career in Finnish First Division team TuTo, which is based in Turku. Ylönen was raised by Karhu-Kissat.

Career in France[edit]

Ylönen moved to HC Briançon in 1987 and spent two seasons, playing for the team. After Briançon, Ylönen moved to Rouen HE, where he won five Ligue Magnus-championships. He received 5 times the Jean Ferrand Trophy as best goaltender in the league.

Move to Germany and retirement[edit]

Ylönen played his last two seasons in Germany, where he played for Augsburger Panther.

Ylönen retired in 1998.

Return[edit]

After retiring, Ylönen moved to live near Toulouse.

Ylönen made a two-season return to ice hockey as he played for Division 2 team Toulouse BHC from 2000 to 2002.

International career[edit]

Petri Ylönen is a French National and played 150 games for the French national ice hockey team.

Ylönen played six times in the Ice Hockey World Championships and twice in the Winter Olympics.

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