Keijo Helmer Kuusela (born January 6, 1921 in Tampere, Finland - d. April 27, 1984) was a professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga. He played for Hämeenlinnan Tarmo. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985. He also competed in the men's field hockey tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Kuusela served as a fighter pilot in World War II, flying Morane-Saulnier 406 fighter. He shot down one Soviet P-39 Airacobra fighter in his last aerial combat before colliding with another and parachuting and becoming prisoner of war 1944.