|International Won a silver medal at the European Junior Championships (1983) and the World Junior Championships (1984) ... Named Best Goaltender and an All-Star at the 1983 European Junior Championships ... Played in the 1985 World Junior Championships ... Played for the Finnish National Team at the 1987 Canada Cup ... Played in the 1988 (silver) and 1994 (bronze) Olympics and in four World Championships ... His strong play and 1.83 goals-against average at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary led the Finns to their first Olympic hockey medal ... Named Best Goaltender at the 1995 World Championships as Finland won its first gold medal ... Also won silver at the 1994 World Championships ... Played for the Finnish National Team at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey, the 1997 World Championships and the 1998 Nagano Olympics (won bronze medal).
Career Minnesota's ninth choice, 172nd overall, in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft ... Prior to joining the North Stars, Myllys was Finnish national champion with Ilves Tampere in 1985 ... In 1987-88, while with Lukko, Myllys was named the Best Goaltender of the Finnish League and voted to the All-Star Team ... Spent four years in North America ... First three years split between the North Stars and Kalamazoo in the International Hockey League ... Named to the IHL Second All-Star Team in 1990 ... Shared Kalamazoo's 1991 "Overall Excellence" Award with fellow goaltender Larry Dyck ... Acquired from Minnesota by San Jose in the Dispersal Draft on May 30, 1991 ... After a year with the Sharks he returned home, playing for KooKoo Kouvola in the Finnish second division ... Rejoined Lukko Rauma in 1993-94 ... Named to the 1994 Finnish All-Star Team ... Joined Lulea in Sweden's Elitserien in 1994-95 ... In 1995-96, he played in all but one game during the regular season for his Swedish club, Lulea, helping his team finish first in the regular season and win the Swedish championship for the first time in club history ... Played every minute in 13 playoff games ... Reached playoff finals with Lulea in 1996-97.