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Ville Koistinen

Ville Koistinen  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: June 17, 1982
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Oulu, Finland
WEIGHT: 187
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Nashville, May 11, 2006. Missed majority of 2008-09 as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury, December 28, 2009. Sgned as a free agent by Skelleftea (Sweden). November 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finalnd), May 23, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), December 30, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finalnd), May 27, 2012.
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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday