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Jani Rita

Jani Rita  #28

Left Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: July 25, 1981
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 206 DRAFTED: EDM / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (13th overall)
Signed as a free agent by Hameenlinna (Finland), August 17, 2004. Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton with Cory Cross for Dick Tarnstrom, January 26, 2006.
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I would definitely love to play with him. He's a skilled player and over the years he definitely has shown that he can score a lot of goals. I think it would work out well.

— Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on Alexander Semin