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Janne Niinimaa

Born:May 22, 1975Draft:1993 Flyers 36rd Overall
Hometown:Raahe, FinlandPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Status:Retired

Janne Henrik Niinimaa (born May 22, 1975) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player. He played 10 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia FlyersEdmonton OilersNew York IslandersDallas Stars, and Montreal Canadiens.

Janne Niinimaa Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
March 24, 1998Philadelphia FlyersEdmonton OilersSecond-Round Pick
(Jason Beckett)
Dan McGillis
March 11, 2003Edmonton OilersSecond-Round Pick
(Evgeni Tunik)
New York IslandersBrad Isbister
Raffi Torres
Jan. 10, 2005New York IslandersFifth-Round Pick
(Ondrej Roman)
Dallas StarsSecond-Round Pick
(Jesse Joensuu)
John Erskine
Sept. 30, 2006Dallas StarsFifth-Round Pick
(Adam Conboy)
Montreal CanadiensSixth-Round Pick
(Matthew Tassone)
Mike Ribeiro

Deeper Dive


  • NHL All-Rookie Team (1997)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (1998)
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal (2000)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2001)