|Born||March 21, 1985|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)|
| Suomi-sarja team|
| PYRY |
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Timo-Pekka Heikkinen (born March 21, 1985) is a Finnish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for PYRY of the Finnish Suomi-sarja.
Heikkinen made his Liiga debut playing with JYP during the 2008-09 Liiga season.
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Turun Palloseura Naiset or TPS Naiset are an ice hockey team in the Finnish Naisten Liiga. They are the representative women's ice hockey team of Turun Palloseura (TPS), a multi-sport club based in Turku, Southwest Finland and they play at the Kupittaan jäähalli and the Impivaara Ice Rink. The team has played in the Naisten Liiga, Finland’s premier women's ice hockey league, since gaining promotion in the 2018–19 season.
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