Jaakola (left) at the 2016 IIHF World Championship
15 November 1983|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
HC Lev Praha
134th overall, 2002|
Topi Jaakola (born 15 November 1983) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman. He is playing for Jokerit in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He was drafted by the Florida Panthers, 134th overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft however opted to remain in Europe to pursue his professional career.
He played his first games at senior level during the 2000–01 season and became a regular player during the following season. He spent his entire Finnish career in the Liiga with Oulun Kärpät, winning four championships (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008). For the 2008–09 season he moved to Sweden to play in Södertälje SK.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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