Miikka Kiprusoff

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Birthday
26, 1976
Birthplace
Turku, Finland
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Turku, Finland

About

Finnish goaltender became the Calgary Flames' franchise leader in shutouts, while helping the team reach the Stanley Cup Finals in 1994.

Before Fame

He played in the Finnish leagues before joining the San Jose Sharks.

Trivia

He posted a remarkable 1.69 goals-against average in the 2003-2004 season.

Family Life

His older brother also played in the NHL, with the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Islanders.

Associated With

He was criticized by fellow Finnish hockey player, Teemu Selanne, for declining to play on the national team.