Pasi Nurminen
Pasi Nurminen
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
210 lb (95 kg)
Teams NHL
Atlanta Thrashers
Malmö Redhawks
Nationality Flag of Finland Finnish
Born December 17 1975 (1975-12-17) (age 43),
Lahti, FIN
NHL Draft 189th overall, 2001
Atlanta Thrashers
Pro Career 1994 – 2005

Pasi Nurminen (born December 17, 1975 in Lahti, Finland) is a Finnish retired ice hockey goaltender. He was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers as their sixth-round pick, #189 overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

Nurminen started his playing career with Reipas Lahti in Finland and later moved on to Kettera Imatra and Pelicans Lahti. In 1998 he moved to HPK and then to Jokerit a year later, where he won the Urpo Ylönen trophy as best goaltender in the SM-liiga. After two season with Jokerit, he moved across the Atlantic to play for the Atlanta Thrashers. Nurminen played for Malmö IF in the Swedish Elitserien, and his hometown team, Pelicans, during the NHL lockout. He retired in the fall of 2005 due to a serious knee injury. He currently works as a goaltending consultant for Pelicans, the SM-liiga hockey team he also partially owns.


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Preceded by
Miikka Kiprusoff
Winner of the Urpo Ylönen trophy
Succeeded by
Jussi Markkanen
Preceded by
Steve Bégin
Winner of the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
Succeeded by
Johan Holmqvist

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