Pasi Petriläinen
Petriläinen Pasi Ilves 2009 1
Position Defence
Shoots Left
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
187 lb (85 kg)
SM-liiga Team
F. Teams
Ilves Tampere
Timrå IK
Södertälje SK
Skellefteå AIK
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
Nationality Flag of Finland Finnish
Born May 5 1978 (1978-05-05) (age 42),
Pirkkala, FIN
NHL Draft 225th overall, 1996
New Jersey Devils
Pro Career 1994 – present

Pasi Petriläinen (born May 5, 1978 in Pirkkala) is a Finnish ice hockey defenceman who last played for Ilves Tampere who play in the SM-liiga.

Playing careerEdit

A New Jersey Devils draft pick (225th overall in 1996), Petriläinen spent six seasons with Tappara between 1994 and 2000 before moving to Sweden to play for Timrå IK in the Elitserien for one season. He returned to SM-liiga in 2002 playing for TPS for two seasons. He then returned to Tappara in 2003 for one season. He went back to Sweden in 2004, joining second division side Skellefteå AIK before retuning to Elitserien with Södertälje SK in an unsuccessful season which saw the team relegated to the second division. He returned to Finland and joined Ilves. In 2007, he signed with Olimpija Ljubljana.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Timo Jutila
Captain of Tappara
Succeeded by
Janne Ojanen

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