Tapio Levo

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Tapio Levo
Born (1956-09-24) September 24, 1956 (age 60)
Pori, FIN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for SM-liiga
Ässät
HPK
NHL
Colorado Rockies
New Jersey Devils
1. Divisioona
Junkkarit HT
National team  Finland
NHL Draft 139th overall, 1975
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1972–1993

Tapio Antero Levo (born September 24, 1956 in Pori, Finland) is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga and National Hockey League. He played for Ässät in Finland, and the New Jersey Devils and Colorado Rockies in the NHL. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1995. He also played for Finland in the 1980 Winter Olympics and scored the team's first goal of the tournament and registered four assists as well.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1972–73 Ässät Jr. Fin-Jr. 16
1972–73 Ässät SM-s 1 0 0 0 0
1973–74 Ässät SM-s 10 0 0 0 4
1974–75 Ässät SM-s 36 5 2 7 48
1975–76 Ässät SM-l 36 12 8 20 47 4 0 1 1 6
1976–77 Ässät SM-l 36 12 7 19 34
1977–78 Ässät SM-l 36 8 11 19 32 9 2 1 3 12
1978–79 Ässät SM-l 36 15 6 21 34 8 7 2 9 20
1979–80 Ässät SM-l 30 11 9 20 55 7 6 3 9 4
1980–81 Ässät SM-l 36 16 7 23 38 2 1 1 2 4
1981–82 Colorado Rockies NHL 34 9 13 22 14
1982–83 New Jersey Devils NHL 73 7 40 47 22
1983–84 Ässät SM-l 34 9 20 29 52 9 4 7 11 16
1984–85 Ässät SM-l 36 20 22 42 26 8 1 3 4 16
1985–86 Ässät SM-l 35 15 20 35 34
1986–87 Ässät SM-l 44 22 17 39 26
1987–88 Ässät SM-l 44 15 23 38 38
1988–89 Ässät SM-l 43 21 21 42 28
1989–90 Ässät I-Div 44 32 47 79 33 3 0 5 5 2
1990–91 Ässät SM-l 39 10 23 33 28
1991–92 Ässät SM-l 44 9 16 25 36 8 1 3 4 8
1992–93 JHT I-Div 26 11 21 32 41
1992–93 HPK SM-l 17 1 3 4 2 5 0 1 1 0
SM-s totals 47 5 2 7 52
SM-l totals 546 196 213 409 510 60 22 22 44 86
NHL totals 107 16 53 69 36

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1973 Finland EJC 5 0 3 3 2
1975 Finland WJC 5 1 2 3 7
1976 Finland WC 10 1 0 1 6
1976 Finland CC 4 1 2 3 2
1978 Finland WC 10 2 0 2 2
1980 Finland OLY 4 1 4 5 2
1981 Finland WC 8 4 4 8 10
1981 Finland CC 5 0 1 1 2
1982 Finland WC 7 2 1 3 4
1983 Finland WC 10 4 1 5 6
Junior totals 10 1 5 6 9
Senior totals 58 15 13 28 34

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Preceded by
Nikolai Makarov
Winner of the Pekka Rautakallio trophy
1983–84 & 1984–85
Succeeded by
Pekka Rautakallio
Preceded by
Arto Javanainen
Captain of Ässät
1983–1992
Succeeded by
Olli Kaski