|International Played in two World Junior Championships and won a silver medal in 1984 ... Played in the 1987 and 1991 Canada Cup tournaments ... Led Finland in scoring at the 1991 Canada Cup with six points in six games ... Played in eight World Championships, helping Finland win silver medals in 1992 and 1994 ... At the 1991 World Championships, he tied with Swede Mats Sundin as the tournament's leading goal scorer with seven goals ... Scored one goal in four games in the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Career Buffalo's ninth choice, 134th overall, in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft ... Signed with the Sabres prior to 1986-87 season ... Played six years with the team ... Had 60 points or more in his first four seasons with Buffalo ... Played in the 1988 NHL All-Star Game ... Played two and a half years with Chicago before being traded to Vancouver on March 10, 1995 ... Played in 621 games during his nine-year NHL career, recording 134 goals and 298 assists for 432 points ... Returned to Europe and joined the Swedish club Vastra Frolunda prior to 1995-96 season ... Started his hockey career in Assat Pori ... Won two silver medals in the Finnish championships, with Assat Pori (1983-84) and with HIFK Helsinki (1985-86) ... In 1983-84, at the age of 20, was the Finnish League's third-leading scorer with 60 points in 37 games ... Was also third-leading scorer two years later with HIFK Helsinki ... Named to the Finnish League All-Star team in 1985-86 ... In 1995-96, spent his first season with Vastra Frolunda in Sweden ... Helped the club to a second place finish in the regular season standings ... Vastra Frolunda also reached the finals in the playoffs before losing to Lulea ... Was seventh on the Swedish League's regular-season scoring list and led his club in scoring.