Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Riku Hahl
Riku Hahl was born November 1, 1980 in Hameenlinna, Finland. The 9th choice, 183rd overall selection of the Colorado Avalanche in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Hahl played for HPK Hameelinna in the Finnish Elite League before making his NHL debut with the Avalanche during the 2001-02 season.

A member of Team Finland at the 1998 and 1999 World Junior Championships, Hahl spent his first seasons of professional hockey in North America split between the Colorado Avalanche and their AHL affiliate in Hershey. In 2003-04, Hahl missed the majority of the season recovering from a shoulder injury, before suiting up for Team Finland at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.

Aside from his World Junior and World Cup experience, Hahl has represented his homeland at the 2005 World Championship.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 HPK Hameenlinna U18 Fin-U18 32 19 24 43 22
1996-97 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 0 1 1 2 6 2 0 2 2
1997-98 HPK Hameenlinna U18 Fin-U18 10 5 14 19 6
1997-98 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 35 13 6 19 12
1997-98 Finland EJC-A 6 1 4 5 2
1998-99 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 7 0 2 2 6 2 0 3 3 0
1998-99 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 28 0 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 2
1998-99 Finland WJC-A 6 0 0 0 2
1999-00 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 19 6 10 16 24
1999-00 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 50 4 3 7 18 8 0 0 0 2
1999-00 Finland WJC-A 7 0 1 1 2 -4
2000-01 HPK Hameenlinna Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 1 3 4 0
2000-01 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 55 3 9 12 32
2001-02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 22 2 3 5 14 +1 21 1 2 3 0
2001-02 Hershey Bears AHL 52 6 17 23 16 +16
2002-03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 42 3 4 7 12 +3 6 0 2 2 2
2002-03 Hershey Bears AHL 28 7 7 14 17 -1
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 28 0 1 1 12 -7 7 1 0 1 2
2004-05 Finland W-Cup 2 1 0 1 0
2004-05 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 44 8 13 21 12 10 2 6 8 2
2004-05 Finland WC-A 5 0 0 0 2
2005-06 HC Davos Swiss 41 8 17 25 22 14 2 9 11 20
2005-06 Finland WC-A 9 3 2 5 4 +5
2006-07 Timra IK Sweden 31 4 13 17 16 1 0 0 0 0
2007-08 Timra IK Sweden 48 10 31 41 22 11 2 8 10 6
2007-08 Finland WC-A 9 0 0 0 0 -2
2008-09 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 52 7 24 31 22 10 1 5 6 4
2009-10 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 26 3 10 13 12 7 2 3 5 4
2009-10 Finland WC-A 6 0 1 1 0 -2
2010-11 Frolunda HC Goteborg Sweden 47 4 20 24 14
2011-12 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 45 9 15 24 6 10 1 5 6 6
2012-13 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 48 5 15 20 28 6 2 2 4 0
2013-14 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 42 4 12 16 10
2014-15 Jokerit Helsinki (FIN) KHL 47 1 4 5 8 10 0 2 2 4
2015-16 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 12 1 0 1 4
NHL Totals 92 5 8 13 38 34 2 4 6 4


Missed majority of 2003-04 due to shoulder injury vs. Edmonton, October 23, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Hameenlinna (Finland), September 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), September 5, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Timra (Sweden), May 15, 2006.
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