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Markus Kankaanpera

Markus Kankaanpera

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: April 7, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Skellefteå, Sweden
WEIGHT: 191 DRAFTED: VAN / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (218th overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1995-1996 JYP HT Jyvaskyla U18-Fin-U18 91 1 2 4
1996-1997 JYP HT Jyvaskyla U18-Fin-U18 333 5 8 83
1997-1998 JYP Jyvaskyla U18-Fin-U18 134 10 14 18
1997-1998 JYP Jyvaskyla Jr.-Fin-Jr. 320 0 0 2
1997-1998 Finland-EJC-A 60 1 1 8
1998-1999 JYP Jyvaskyla Jr.-Fin-Jr. 10 0 0 4
1998-1999 JYP Jyvaskyla-Finland 500 2 2 85
1998-1999 Finland-WJC-A 60 0 0 6
1999-2000 JYP Jyvaskyla Jr.-Fin-Jr. 31 1 2 2
1999-2000 JYP Jyvaskyla-Finland 470 5 5 87
1999-2000 Finland-WJC-A 70 2 2 8
2000-2001 JYP Jyvaskyla-Finland 535 4 9 60
2001-2002 HPK Hameenlinna-Finland 514 3 7 80
2002-2003 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 521 4 5 94
2003-2004 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 556 6 12 101
2004-2005 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 510 3 3 71
2005-2006 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 535 5 10 182
2006-2007 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 499 7 16 136
2007-2008 Brynas If Gavle-Sweden 452 4 6 114
2008-2009 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 574 16 20 110
2009-2010 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 552 12 14 137
2010-2011 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 581 10 11 145
2011-2012 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 290 4 4 71
2012-2013 Tappara Tampere-Finland 584 12 16 166

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1997-1998 JYP Jyvaskyla U18-Fin-U18 53 2 5 0 6
1998-1999 JYP Jyvaskyla-Finland 30 0 0 0 0 00.0
1999-2000 JYP Jyvaskyla Jr.-Fin-Jr. 30 1 1 0 6 00.0
2001-2002 HPK Hameenlinna-Finland 80 0 0 0 10 00.0
2002-2003 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 101 2 3 0 6
2003-2004 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 81 1 2 0 8
2004-2005 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 70 3 3 0 6 00.0
2005-2006 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland
2006-2007 Jokerit Helsinki-Finland 100 1 1 6
2007-2008 Brynas If Gavle-Sweden
2008-2009 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 20 0 0 6
2009-2010 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 60 1 1 6
2010-2011 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 150 4 4 28
2011-2012 HIFK Helsinki-Finland 40 0 0 8
2012-2013 Tappara Tampere-Finland 150 1 1 8
Quote of the Day

I think you always have to look internally before you look externally to see, 'Do we have these players within our organization?' And I think we do.

— Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Pierre Dorion on the Binghamton Senators (AHL affiliate)