Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jarkko Varvio
Winger Jarkko Varvio made a splash on the global hockey stage when he scored 9 goals in 8 games during the 1992 World Championships. This flash of offensive production was enough to make him the first choice of the Minnesota North Stars in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. After another year of playing in Finland he came to North America. Varvio's first pro season was spent in the Kalamazoo, Michigan, but he also surfaced at the NHL level for short stint as well.

Varvio suited up for the Stars, who were now playing out of Dallas, for 8 games. In that time he was able to chip in 2 goals and 3 assists in that time. The following year Varvio played five more games and provided two more points. He also had stops back in Kalamazoo and Finland that campaign.

The next three seasons Varvio played in his homeland then he moved on to the Swedish Elite League in 1998 for parts of two seasons. His tour of Europe continued in the midway point of the 1999-2000 season when he left Sweden to play in Switzerland. In 2000-01 Jarkko Varvio played his final season and he elected to do so back in Finland. Varvio scored 15 goals and 27 points in 52 games with TPS Turku before retiring from the game.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1988-89 Ilves Tampere U18 Fin-U18 20 32 27 59 24 5 7 2 9 0
1989-90 Ilves Tampere Jr. Fin-Jr. 31 34 14 48 10 3 4 1 5 0
1989-90 Ilves Tampere Finland 1 0 0 0 0
1989-90 Finland EJC-A 6 4 1 5 4
1990-91 Ilves Tampere Jr. Fin-Jr. 4 5 4 9 6 7 6 6 12 2
1990-91 Ilves Tampere Finland 37 10 7 17 6
1990-91 Finland WJC-A 7 5 4 9 4
1991-92 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 8 12 13 25 4
1991-92 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 41 25 9 34 6
1991-92 Finland WJC-A 7 8 1 9 8
1991-92 Finland WC-A 8 9 1 10 4
1992-93 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 3 2 5 4
1992-93 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 40 29 19 48 16 12 3 2 5 8
1992-93 Finland WC-A 6 2 0 2 6
1993-94 Dallas Stars NHL 8 2 3 5 4 +1
1993-94 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 58 29 16 45 18 1 0 0 0 0
1994-95 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 19 7 8 15 4
1994-95 Dallas Stars NHL 5 1 1 2 0 +1
1994-95 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 7 0 0 0 2
1995-96 Lukko Rauma Finland 47 14 13 27 32 8 5 0 5 4
1996-97 Lukko Rauma Finland 40 9 11 20 40
1996-97 Lukko Rauma EuroHL 5 3 2 5 2
1996-97 Finland WC-A 8 0 0 0 4
1997-98 Tappara Tampere Finland 47 19 13 32 22 4 0 2 2 4
1998-99 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 13 1 1 2 4
1998-99 AIK Solna Sweden 27 17 10 27 8
1999-00 AIK Solna Sweden 26 4 9 13 12
1999-00 SC Rapperswil-Jona Swiss 12 7 6 13 2 10 4 1 5 6
2000-01 TPS Turku Finland 52 15 12 27 16 10 0 0 0 0
2001-02 REV Bremerhaven German-2 37 20 31 51 10 10 4 4 8 4
2002-03 REV Bremerhaven German-2 47 13 24 37 18 4 0 1 1 0
2003-04 REV Bremerhaven German-3 53 46 31 77 32 6 1 6 7 6
2004-05 EV Ravensburg German-3 43 25 27 52 46 2 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 13 3 4 7 4


WC-A All-Star Team (1992)
Finnish First All-Star Team (1993)
Rights transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993.