Position Defence
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
196 lb (89 kg/14 st 0 lb)
Pro clubs NHL
Quebec Nordiques
Colorado Avalanche
Ottawa Senators
Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
Czech Extraliga
HC České Budějovice
Nationality 22x20px Finland
Born March 19, 1970 (1970-03-19) (age 48),
Lathi, FIN
NHL Draft 156th overall, 1991
Quebec Nordiques
Pro career 1990 – 2003


Janne Laukkanen (born March 19, 1970 in Lahti) is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League for the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise, the Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played a total 407 regular season games scoring 22 goals and 121 points with 335 penalty minutes. He also played 59 playoff games, scoring 7 goals and 16 points.

He was a member of the Bronze winning Finnish ice hockey team at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics.

He now works with Karhu-Kissat, a minor hockey league team in his native Finland, which includes his son Matias.[1]

Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Bronze 1994 Lillehammer Ice hockey
Bronze 1998 Nagano Ice hockey


  1. "Sens are Finn-ished product, ex-player says". The Ottawa Citizen (December 31, 2007). Retrieved on 2008-01-19.

External linksEdit

fr:Janne Laukkanen

fi:Janne Laukkanen