Winger who played in the NHL for a number of teams and represented Finland in three Olympic tournaments.
His father, Matti, was the first Finnish player to play in the NHL.
His 2011-12 NHL season was turbulent, and when it was over, he signed with the Kontinental Hockey League, returning to Europe.
His son, Lukas, was born in February 2007 and his daughter, Lila, was born in September 2009, both to his wife, Piritta Hannula.
He played against Drew Doughty's Canadian hockey team in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.