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Lasse Oksanen

Born December 7, 1942 in Tampere, Finland. Forward. Lasse Oksanen holds the Finnish record for playing the most national team games. In all, he represented Finland in 282 games and participated in the IIHF World Championship tournaments 11 times. Oksanen was also a three time Olympic Winter Games participant which included 1964 in Innsbruck, 1968 in Grenoble and 1972 in Sapporo. His three goals in the 1976 Canada Cup game against Sweden helped Finland secure its first ever win in the tournament, beating its next door rivals by a score of 8 - 6. Lasse was the captain of the national team for most of his career and still holds the record for most goals scored for the Finnish National Team with 101 and is currently ranked third in points with 159. During his career in Finland, he won 3 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals in the national league championships while playing for Ilves Tampere and won an Italian national championship title in Val Gardena in 1976.

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