Timo Seppänen

Last updated

Timo Seppänen
Seppanen Timo KalPa 2008.jpg
Born (1987-07-22) 22 July 1987 (age 35)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position defence
Shot Left
Played for HIFK
HPK
KalPa
Södertälje SK
HC TPS
NHL Draft 185th overall, 2006
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 20052013

Timo Seppänen (born 22 July 1987) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenseman who most notably played in the Liiga and Elitserien. Seppänen was drafted 185th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. [1]

Contents

Playing career

He began his professional career in 2005 with HIFK in the SM-liiga. Un-signed by the Penguins, Seppänen continued his career in the SM-liiga playing with HPK and KalPa.

Following the 2012–13 season, going scoreless in 26 regular season games with HC TPS, Seppänen ended his eight-year playing career.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
2002–03 HIFK FIN U18242571222020
2003–04HIFKFIN U1872573240226
2003–04HIFK FIN U20 29044670002
2004–05HIFKFIN U18723526
2004–05HIFKFIN U20393473230004
2005–06HIFKFIN U20307111865
2005–06 HIFK SM-liiga 21000250110
2005–06 Suomi U20 Mestis 622410
2006–07HIFKFIN U201222410
2006–07 HIFKSM-liiga1200010
2006–07 HPK FIN U2051126
2006–07HPKSM-liiga1621310
2006–07 Suomi U20Mestis61016
2007–08HIFKFIN U2010112
2007–08 HIFKSM-liiga30000
2007–08 KalPa SM-liiga49661230
2008–09 KalPaSM-liiga573710421222412
2009–10KalPaFIN U2022352
2009–10 KalPaSM-liiga44145341210110
2010–11 Södertälje SK SEL 4813422
2011–12 TPS SM-liiga572574920000
2012–13 TPSSM-liiga2600016
SM-liiga totals2851423371933133622

International

YearTeamEventGPGAPtsPIM
2004 Finland U17 50116
2005 Finland WJC18 62130
2006 Finland WJC 72244
2007 FinlandWJC603310
Junior totals24471120

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jarkko Ruutu</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Jarkko Samuli Ruutu ; born August 23, 1975) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators and Anaheim Ducks. He is currently serving as a European development coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ossi Väänänen</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Ossi Reijo Juhani Väänänen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenceman. He was the captain of Jokerit of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), with whom he has previously won two silver medals as runner-up for the Kanada-malja in 2000 and 2005 in the Finnish Liiga. He was originally drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes and has additionally played for the Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers and Vancouver Canucks in the National Hockey League (NHL).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jani Rita</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Jani Markus Rita is a Finnish former professional ice hockey winger who last played with Jokerit of the Russian KHL, for whom he played most of his career.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ville Nieminen</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Ville Juhani Nieminen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward who played over 400 games in the National Hockey League.

Toni Petteri Lydman is a Finnish former professional ice hockey defenceman. He first played competitively in his native Finland with Tappara, and HIFK of the SM-liiga before enjoying a lengthy career in the National Hockey League with the Calgary Flames, Buffalo Sabres and the Anaheim Ducks.

Antti Akseli Laaksonen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey left winger who last played for the Lukko of the SM-Liiga. Antti had a seven-year NHL career, mostly as a third line wing and penalty killer for the Boston Bruins, Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Antti Miettinen</span> Finnish ice hockey player and coach

Antti Markus Miettinen is a Finnish ice hockey coach and former professional forward, who last played professionally with HPK of the Liiga. He had previously played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild and Winnipeg Jets.

Lasse Pirjetä is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward. He represented several teams in the Finnish SM-liiga, Frölunda HC in the Swedish Elitserien and the Columbus Blue Jackets and Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Antti-Jussi Niemi</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Antti-Jussi Jormanpoika Niemi is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player. Niemi played for Jokerit of the SM-liiga, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the National Hockey League, HC Lada Togliatti in the Kontinental Hockey League and Västra Frölunda HC and Leksands IF of the Swedish Elitserien.

Vladimír Vůjtek is a Czech former professional ice hockey right wing. He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the fourth round, 73rd overall, of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Andy Chiodo</span> Canadian ice hockey goaltender

Andy Chiodo is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. Chiodo played eight games in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2003–04 NHL season, for whom he is presently a goaltending coach.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kim Hirschovits</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Kim Michael Hirschovits-Gerz is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward and current sports manager of Kiekko-Espoo in the Mestis. During his playing career, he skated in the Finnish Liiga with HIFK, Jokerit, the Espoo Blues, and Oulun Kärpät; in the Swedish Elitserien with Timrå IK and Luleå HF; and in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod and Dinamo Minsk. Hirschovits was drafted by the New York Rangers as their sixth-round pick, 194th overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Arto Javanainen</span> Ice Hockey player

Arto Kalevi Javanainen was a professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga. He was the first European draft pick in Pittsburgh Penguins history, going in the fifth round.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Stephen Dixon (ice hockey)</span> Canadian ice hockey player

Stephen Dixon is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for Glasgow Clan of the EIHL, whom he joined in 2022.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Janne Pesonen</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Janne Tapani Pesonen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey winger who played for Oulun Kärpät of the Finnish Liiga.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ben Eaves</span> American ice hockey player

Benjamin Coel Eaves is an American former professional ice hockey center. He is currently the strength and conditioning coach for the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League (AHL) - where his father and former National Hockey League (NHL) player Mike Eaves is head coach. His brother Patrick played over 600 games in the NHL.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Daniel Fernholm</span> Swedish ice hockey player

Daniel Fernholm is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenseman. He last played for Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Fernholm was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Mikael Granlund</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Mikael Antero Granlund is a Finnish professional ice hockey centre for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played professionally in Finland with Oulun Kärpät and HIFK of the SM-liiga and the Minnesota Wild of the NHL. He was selected by the Wild as the ninth overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kasperi Kapanen</span> Finnish ice hockey player

Samu Kasperi Kapanen is a Finnish professional ice hockey right wing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He made his Liiga debut playing with KalPa during the 2012–13 SM-liiga season. Kapanen was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round, 22nd overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Kasper Björkqvist is a Finnish professional ice hockey winger who is currently playing for the Oulun Kärpät in the Liiga. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round, 61st overall, of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

References

  1. "Penguins 2006 draft review". hockeysfuture.com. 10 July 2006. Retrieved 10 July 2006.