Sinuhe Wallinheimo
Wallinheimo Sinuhe JYP.jpg
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
6 ft 2 in (0 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
SM-liiga Team
F. Teams
HC Dynamo Moscow
Färjestads BK
Revier Lions
Springfield Falcons
Hershey Bears
Mississippi Sea Wolves
Mobile Mystics
University of Denver
Nationality Flag of Finland Finnish
Born March 9 1972 (1972-03-09) (age 48),
Jyväskylä, FIN
Pro Career 1989 – present

Mika Sinuhe Wallinheimo (born March 9, 1972 in Jyväskylä, Finland) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey goaltender. As the last team he represented JYP in the SM-liiga.

International play[edit | edit source]

Wallinheimo was selected to the 2006 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships as the third goaltender. Wallinheimo was dropped from the roster when Antero Niittymäki joined the team, but he made his international debut in a practice game against Denmark. In the 2006–07 season, Wallinheimo represented Finland on the Euro Hockey Tour, being chosen best goaltender in both the Ceska Pojistovna Cup and Karjala Tournament.

Amateur career[edit | edit source]

Wallinheimo played for the University of Denver, becoming a league-wide fan favorite for his unusual fan interactions during stoppages of play.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Year Tournament GP W L T MIN SA GA SO GAA SV%
2006–07 EHT 4 2 1 1 244.36 120 6 0 1.47 95.00%

External links[edit | edit source]

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