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187. Jyrki Lumme

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187. Jyrki Lumme

In a 15-year NHL career Jyrki Lumme enjoyed a lot of blueline success.  Lumme, who played nine of his seasons with the Vancouver Canucks was often regarded as the team’s top defenceman and he would have four 40 Point seasons with the team.  Lumme was never an All Star, though he certainly could have been considered for one or two.

Internationally, Lumme would represent Finland in the Olympics three times and would participate in the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.  He would win a Silver Medal in the 1988 Games and a Bronze in 1998.

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  • Country of Origin: Tampare, Finland
  • Eligible Since: Friday, 01 January 2010
  • Position: Defence
  • Played For: Dallas Stars, Montreal Canadiens, Phoenix Coyotes, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks
  • Non-NHL Teams: Team Finland (Olympics 1988, 1998 & 2002, World Cup of Hockey 1996, Canada Cup 1991, World Hockey Championship 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997 & 2000)
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup Rings (None)

    Olympic Silver Medal (1) (Finland, 1988)

    Olympic Bronze Medal (1) (Finland, 1998)

    World Hockey Championship Bronze Medal (1) (Finland, 2000)

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