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Teppo Numminen : biography

July 3, 1968 -

Teppo Kalevi Numminen (born July 3, 1968) is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League. He is currently an assistant coach for the Buffalo Sabres.

Personal life

Numminen and his wife Ann-Maarit have two daughters, Bianca and Erica, and one son, Niklas. His brother, center Teemu Numminen (born December 23, 1973) was drafted 229th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Winnipeg Jets but he never made it to the NHL.http://www.eurohockey.net/players/show_player.cgi?serial=8645

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts +/- PIM GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1984–85 Whitby Lawmen OJHL 16 3 9 12 0
1985–86 Tappara Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 2
1985–86 Tappara SM-liiga 31 2 4 6 6 8 0 0 0 0
1986–87 Tappara SM-liiga 44 9 9 18 16 9 4 1 5 4
1987–88 Tappara SM-liiga 40 10 10 20 29 10 6 6 12 6
1988–89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 69 1 14 15 -11 36
1989–90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 79 11 32 43 -4 20 7 1 2 3 +1 10
1990–91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 8 25 33 -15 20
1991–92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 5 34 39 +15 32 7 0 0 0 -3 0
1992–93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 66 7 30 37 +4 33 6 1 1 2 -4 2
1993–94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 57 5 18 23 -23 28
1994–95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 42 5 16 21 +12 16
1994–95 TuTo SM-liiga 12 3 8 11 4
1995–96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 74 11 43 54 -4 22 6 0 0 0 -3 2
1996–97 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 2 25 27 -3 28 7 3 3 6 +3 0
1997–98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 11 40 51 +25 30 1 0 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 10 30 40 +3 30 7 2 1 3 -5 4
1999–00 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 79 8 34 42 +21 16 5 1 1 2 +1 0
2000–01 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 72 5 26 31 +9 36
2001–02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 76 13 35 48 +13 20 4 0 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78 6 24 30 0 30
2003–04 Dallas Stars NHL 62 3 14 17 -5 18 4 0 1 1 -1 0
2005–06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 2 38 40 +6 36 12 1 1 2 +3 4
2006–07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 2 27 29 +17 32 16 0 4 4 +10 4
2007–08 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 57 2 15 17 -4 22
NHL totals 1372 117 520 637 +56 513 82 9 14 23 +2 28
SM-liiga totals 127 24 31 55 55 27 10 7 17 10
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