|Born||January 19, 1977|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)|
|Played for|| HPK (SM-liiga)|
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks (AHL)
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (NHL)
EV Zug (Swiss)
Timrå IK (Elitserien)
Lahti Pelicans (SM-liiga)
|NHL Draft|| 102nd overall, 2001 |
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Timo Pärssinen (born January 19, 1977 in Lohja, Finland) is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey forward.
Timo Pärssinen began his pro career with TuTo Turku in 1994 and then moved to Kokkolan Hermes in 1997. He would move to HPK the next season and spent the next three seasons with the team. He was drafted by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim as their fourth-round pick, #102 overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He spent one season is North America, splitting his time with Anaheim and their AHL affiliate the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, playing 13 regular season games in the National Hockey League, scoring three assists and collecting 2 penalty minutes. He returned to Finland the next season with HIFK where he spent three seasons. In 2005, he moved to EV Zug in Switzerland's Nationalliga A before moving to Sweden to play for Timrå.
|1994–95||TuTo Hockey||FIN.2 U20||14||9||6||15||33||—||—||—||—||—|
|1995–96||TuTo Hockey||FIN.2 U20||25||30||21||51||48||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||TuTo Hockey||FIN.2 U20||9||2||14||16||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||17||0||3||3||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Cincinnati Mighty Ducks||AHL||49||14||24||38||22||3||0||2||2||0|
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