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Risto Kurkinen

Risto Kurkinen

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: January 21, 1963
BIRTHPLACE: Jyväskylä, Finland
DRAFTED: PIT / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
ROUND: 4th   (68th overall)
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5