|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
176 lb (80 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
|New York Rangers|
Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)
|Born||October 17, 1984,|
|Pro Career||2004 – present|
Wiikman started his junior career in Sweden with HV71 before moving to HPK in Finland, with whom he won the SM-Liiga championship in 2006. He signed an AHL contract with the Hartford Wolf Pack on June 4, 2007. He started the season splitting playing time with Al Montoya. After the latter's trade to the Phoenix Coyotes organization, Wiikman became Hartford's undisputed #1 goaltender, finishing the season with a 21-8-3 record. He has signed an entry-level contract with the New York Rangers in April, 2008, but has yet to make the big team.
Wiikman has also played on the Finnish national team.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- 2005-06 Jari Kurri trophy - awarded to the best player in the Finnish SM-liiga playoffs.
- AHL Player of the Week award for the week of January 27, 2008. (Co-winner with Daniel Taylor)
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- Miika Wiikman - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
- Miika Wiikman's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Winner of the Jari Kurri trophy