Arto Tukio
Tukio Arto Ilves
Position Defence
Shoots Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
176 lb (80 kg)
SM-liiga Team
F. Teams
Nationality Flag of Finland Finnish
Born April 4 1981 (1981-04-04) (age 39),
Tampere, Finland
NHL Draft 101st overall, 2000
New York Islanders
Pro Career 1999 – present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Finland Finland
Men's ice hockey
World U18 Championships
Gold 1999 Füssen

Arto Tukio (born April 4, 1981) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for Ilves Tampere in the SM-liiga.

Playing careerEdit

Tukio began his career with Ilves his hometown team. He was drafted 101st overall by the New York Islanders in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft but never made it to the North American leagues and remained in Europe. After three seasons with Ilves, Tukio moved to Jokerit Helsinki. In 2004 he moved to the Swedish Elitserien with Frölunda HC where he won the Swedish Championship. After two more years with Frölunda, Tukio returned to Ilves in 2007.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Ilves Tampere SML 4221320 30000
2000–01 Ilves SML 435101526 72134
2001–02 Ilves SML 47891728 30110
2002–03 Jokerit Helsinki SML 496101626 90114
2003–04 Jokerit SML 544121610
2004–05 Frölunda HC SEL 4817820 1302220
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 38461071 1713422
2006–07 Frölunda HC SEL 50281036
2007–08 Ilves SML 526222864 903310
2008–09 Ilves SML 526121820 20000
2009–10 Ilves SML 3205538 -----
SML totals 3703781118232 333111418
SEL totals 13672128127 3015642


Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Finland Jr. WJC U18 70220
2000 Finland Jr. WJC 73366

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