Risto Siltanen

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Risto Siltanen
Born (1958-10-31) October 31, 1958 (age 58)
Mänttä, Finland
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for NHL
Edmonton Oilers
Hartford Whalers
Quebec Nordiques
WHA
Edmonton Oilers
SM-liiga
Ilves
TuTo
Nationalliga A
SC Bern
2. Bundesliga
SC Bietigheim-Bissingen
NHL Draft 173rd overall, 1978
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1976–1997
Medal record
Representing  Finland
Men's ice hockey
European Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Czechoslovakia

Risto Siltanen (born October 31, 1958 in Mänttä, Finland) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He played 8 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers, and Quebec Nordiques.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1975–76 Ilves Tampere Jr. Fin-Jr. 35 39 17 56 40
1976–77 Ilves Tampere SM-l 36 10 7 17 28
1977–78 Ilves Tampere SM-l 36 7 8 15 42 7 1 1 2 10
1978–79 Ilves Tampere SM-l 34 13 8 21 44
1978–79 Edmonton Oilers WHA 20 3 4 7 4 11 0 9 9 4
1979–80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 64 6 29 35 26 2 0 0 0 2
1980–81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 17 36 53 54 9 2 0 2 8
1981–82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 63 15 48 63 26 5 3 2 5 10
1982–83 Hartford Whalers NHL 74 5 25 30 28
1983–84 Hartford Whalers NHL 75 15 38 53 34
1984–85 Hartford Whalers NHL 76 12 33 45 30
1985–86 Hartford Whalers NHL 52 8 22 30 30
1985–86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 13 2 5 7 6 3 0 1 1 2
1986–87 Fredericton Express AHL 6 2 4 6 6
1986–87 Quebec Nordiques NHL 66 10 29 39 32 13 1 9 10 8
1987–88 SC Bern NDA 35 13 13 26 34
1988–89 Ilves Tampere SM-l 43 19 20 39 32 5 2 1 3 6
1989–90 Ilves Tampere SM-l 44 16 17 33 40 8 2 5 7 10
1990–91 Ilves Tampere SM-l 37 11 13 24 32
1991–92 Ilves Tampere SM-l 44 4 9 13 22
1992–93 Ilves Tampere I-Div 49 17 21 38 118
1993–94 Ilves Tampere I-Div 51 13 24 37 46
1994–95 TuTo Turku SM-l 44 10 14 24 52
1995–96 TuTo Turku SM-l 45 6 6 12 44
1996–97 SC Bietigheim-Bissingen Ger-3 49 13 35 48 28
NHL totals 562 90 265 355 266 32 6 12 18 30
SM-l totals 363 96 102 198 336 20 5 7 12 26

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1976 Finland EJC 4 3 0 3 0
1977 Finland WJC 7 5 1 6 8
1977 Finland WC 10 1 0 1 6
1978 Finland WJC 4 0 3 3 4
1978 Finland WC 10 0 3 3 6
1981 Finland CC 5 1 1 2 6
1983 Finland WC 6 0 1 1 8
Junior totals 15 8 4 12 12
Senior totals 31 2 5 7 24

Awards and honors[edit]

  • All-Star Selection, 1977 and 1978 IIHF world junior hockey championships[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.510, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6

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