Ice hockey player
Jaana Kehusmaan (m. 2008)
NHLPhiladelphia FlyersEdmonton OilersNew York IslandersDallas StarsMontreal CanadiensSM-liigaJokeritKarpatElitserienMalmo IFHV71Lulea HFNLAHC DavosSCL TigersRapperswil-Jona LakersAllsvenskanAsploven HC
36th overall, 1993Philadelphia Flyers
Sami Kapanen, Ville Peltonen, Ville Nieminen, Boris Mironov, Alexei Yashin
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Janne Henrik Niinimaa (born May 22, 1975) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player. He played 10 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, and Montreal Canadiens. He also played in the Finnish SM-liiga, Swedish Elitserien, Swiss National League A, and Swedish Allsvenskan.
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Following three seasons playing with Jokerit in Helsinki, Finland, Niinimaa made his debut with the Flyers in the 1996–97 NHL season, posting 44 points and a +12 rating, and being named to the NHL All-Rookie Team.
The following season Niinimaa was traded to the Edmonton Oilers, where he spent parts of six seasons. He earned himself an All-Star appearance in the 2000–01 NHL regular season. He was traded to the New York Islanders in 2003 and then was traded to the Dallas Stars and Montreal Canadiens. During the NHL lockout, Niinimaa returned to play in his native Finland. Niinimaa has twice represented Finland at the Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1998, and was on the national team when Finland won its first World Championship gold medal.
Niinimaa retired on February 10, 2014.