Tomi Pöllänen

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Tomi Pöllänen
Born (1978-05-26) 26 May 1978 (age 41)
Joensuu, FIN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for Ässät
Frisk Tigers
KalPa
Lillehammer
Playing career 19932014

Tomi Pöllänen (born 26 May 1978 in Joensuu) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward.

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Career

Early career

He started his career in 1993, playing for Jokipojat at junior level and was promoted to its Mestis-team in front of the 2000/01-season. The year after he got transferred to KooKoo in the same league, where he became the league's top scorer with 28 goals and made the All-Star team.

SM-liiga and Norway

In 2002, he joined Ässät in the SM-liiga for two seasons, before moving to Norway playing for Frisk Tigers in the 2004–05 season of GET-ligaen. He then moved back home to play for SM-liiga team KalPa in the 2005/06-season. After that he joined Jokipojat for 28 matches, following a brief spell at Sierre-Anniviers who played in the Swiss Nationalliga B.

Before the 2007–08 GET-ligaen season, Pöllanen made another trip to Norway, playing for GET-ligaen team Lillehammer, where he has played three seasons. In 2009–10, he was the player with the most points during the regular season. [1]

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References

  1. (in Norwegian) Tomi Pöllänen poengkonge i Get-ligaen! Archived 24 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine LillehammerIK.idrett.no