Erkki Laine

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Erkki Laine
Born (1957-09-13)September 13, 1957
Lahti, Finland
Died August 22, 2009(2009-08-22) (aged 51)
Asikkala, Finland
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for Lahden Reipas
Leksands IF
Färjestads BK
BSC Preussen Berlin
HC Davos
National team  Finland
Playing career 1975–1994
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 1988 Calgary Ice hockey

Erkki Juhani Laine (September 13, 1957 - August 22, 2009) was a Finnish ice hockey player. He won a silver medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics, in Calgary, Alberta.

His daughter, Emma Laine, is one of the top Finnish tennis players.[1]

Laine drowned while on a boat trip on August 22, 2009. His boat and one of his shoes were found two days later. Laine's body was discovered on August 25, 2009.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Lahden Reipas FIN Jr 14
1974–75 Lahden Reipas FIN III 14 10 4 14 2
1975–76 Kiekkoreipas FIN II 36 40 7 47 29 6 4 3 7 0
1976–77 Kiekkoreipas Liiga 35 26 13 39 16
1977–78 Kiekkoreipas Liiga 36 19 5 24 33
1978–79 Leksands IF SEL 36 22 8 30 26 3 3 1 4 4
1979–80 Leksands IF SEL 26 21 5 26 30 2 0 0 0 0
1980–81 Leksands IF SEL 36 30 6 36 24
1981–82 Leksands IF SEL 36 22 13 35 32
1982–83 Kiekkoreipas Liiga 36 41 15 56 27
1983–84 Kiekkoreipas Liiga 33 29 11 40 24
1984–85 Färjestad BK SEL 36 28 11 39 22 3 0 2 2 4
1985–86 Färjestad BK SEL 31 18 16 34 28 8 5 2 7 4
1986–87 Färjestad BK SEL 36 26 10 36 32 7 5 4 9 6
1987–88 Färjestad BK SEL 40 25 14 39 22 9 7 2 9 6
1988–89 Berlin Capitals 1.GBun 36 14 25 39 18
1989–90 HC Davos NDB 18 15 9 24 18
1989–90 Hockey Reipas FIN II 16 16 11 27 10
1990–91 Hockey Reipas Liiga 44 22 20 42 20
1990–91 Kiekko-67 FIN II 2 0 0 0 0
1991–92 Hockey Reipas Liiga 43 15 22 37 22
1992–93 Reipas Lahti Liiga 48 21 26 47 30
1993–94 Reipas Lahti Liiga 44 10 10 20 30
1994–95 Reipas Lahti FIN II 16 11 7 18 12
Liiga totals 319 183 122 305 202
SEL totals 277 192 83 275 216 32 20 11 31 24

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1976 Finland EJC 3 1 0 1 2
1977 Finland WJC 7 5 4 9 10
1984 Finland OG 6 0 3 3 4
1988 Finland OG 7 4 2 6 2
Junior totals 10 6 4 10 12
Senior totals 13 4 5 9 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cronin, Matthew (2006). "Finland's finest: Emma Laine". TennisReporters. Archived from the original on 2007-03-31. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  2. ^ "Erkki Laine löytyi hukkuneena". Iltasanomat. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-25. 

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