Mika Pyörälä
Position Forward
Shoots Left
5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
SEL Team
F. Teams
Frölunda HC
Kärpät (SM-liiga)
Timrå IK (SEL)
Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
Adirondack Phantoms (AHL)
Born July 13 1981 (1981-07-13) (age 38),
Oulu, FIN
NHL Draft Undrafted
Pro Career 2001 – present

Mika Pyörälä (born July 13, 1981) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for Frölunda HC of the Swedish Elitserien. He previously played for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL), Timrå IK of the Elitserien, and Kärpät of the Finnish SM-liiga.

Playing careerEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Finland Finland
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2011 Slovakia
Silver 2007 Moscow
Bronze 2008 Canada

On July 14, 2009, Pyörälä signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers. After splitting the 2009–10 season between the Flyers and the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms, Pyörälä returned to Europe, signing a three-year contract with Frölunda HC on July 29, 2010.[1]

Pyörälä represented Finland in the 2011 World Championships. He scored a goal in the final against Sweden as Finland took the gold medal.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08Timrå IKSEL46171633181164100
2008–09Timrå IKSEL552122431072136
2009–10Philadelphia FlyersNHL3622410
2009–10Adirondack PhantomsAHL358101810
2010–11Frölunda HCSEL47149238
NHL totals3622410


  1. Gyllander, Peter. "Forwarden Mika Pyörälä till Frölunda", Frölunda Indians, 2009-07-29. Retrieved on 2009-07-30. 

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