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Esa Tikkanen

Born:January 25, 1965Draft:1983 Oilers #80 Overall
Hometown:Helsinki, FinlandPosition:LW
Known For:5x Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:Finland

Esa Tikkanen (born January 25, 1965) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers, and the Washington Capitals, and won the Stanley Cup five times in his career, including in 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990 with the Oilers, and 1994 with the Rangers.

Esa Tikkanen Edmonton Oilers
Esa Tikkanen, Edmonton Oilers (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

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Achievements

  • Inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame (Jääkiekkoleijona) in 2003
  • DEL All-Star Team (2001)
  • SM-liiga Silver Medal (2000)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (2000)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (1998)
  • Stanley Cup Champion (Rangers – 1994, Oilers – 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990)
  • Finnish Player of the Year (1991)
  • SM-liiga Best Plus/Minus (Matti Keinonen Trophy) (1985)
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team (1985)
  • 2x U20 SM-sarja Champion (1983, 1984)
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal (1984)
  • U18 EJC Silver Medal (1983)
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