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Teppo Numminen
Born July 3, 1968 (1968-07-03) (age 53)
Tampere, Finland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Played for Tappara (SM-liiga)
TuTo (SM-liiga)
Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes
Dallas Stars
Buffalo Sabres
National team Template:Country data FIN
NHL Draft 29th overall, 1986
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1985–2009

Teppo Numminen (born Teppo Kalevi Numminen on July 3, 1968) is a Finnish retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft 29th overall.

Playing Career

Career Statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts +/- PIM GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1984–85 Whitby Lawmen OJHL 16 3 9 12 0
1985–86 Tappara Jr. Fin-Jr. 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 2
1985–86 Tappara SM-liiga 31 2 4 6 6 8 0 0 0 0
1986–87 Tappara SM-liiga 44 9 9 18 16 9 4 1 5 4
1987–88 Tappara SM-liiga 40 10 10 20 29 10 6 6 12 6
1988–89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 69 1 14 15 -11 36
1989–90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 79 11 32 43 -4 20 7 1 2 3 +1 10
1990–91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 8 25 33 -15 20
1991–92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 80 5 34 39 +15 32 7 0 0 0 -3 0
1992–93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 66 7 30 37 +4 33 6 1 1 2 -4 2
1993–94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 57 5 18 23 -23 28
1994–95 Winnipeg Jets NHL 42 5 16 21 +12 16
1994–95 TuTo SM-liiga 12 3 8 11 4
1995–96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 74 11 43 54 -4 22 6 0 0 0 -3 2
1996–97 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 2 25 27 -3 28 7 3 3 6 +3 0
1997–98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 11 40 51 +25 30 1 0 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 10 30 40 +3 30 7 2 1 3 -5 4
1999–00 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 79 8 34 42 +21 16 5 1 1 2 +1 0
2000–01 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 72 5 26 31 +9 36
2001–02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 76 13 35 48 +13 20 4 0 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78 6 24 30 0 30
2003–04 Dallas Stars NHL 62 3 14 17 -5 18 4 0 1 1 -1 0
2005–06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 2 38 40 +6 36 12 1 1 2 +3 4
2006–07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 2 27 29 +17 32 16 0 4 4 +10 4
2007–08 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 57 2 15 17 -4 22
NHL totals 1372 117 520 637 +56 513 82 9 14 23 +2 28
SM-liiga totals 127 24 31 55 55 27 10 7 17 10

International

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1986 Finland EJC 5 2 3 5 8
1987 Finland WC 10 5 0 5 4
1987 Finland CC 4 1 0 1 2
1988 Finland WJC 7 5 2 7 4
1988 Finland OLY 6 1 4 5 0
1991 Finland WC 10 1 3 4 10
1991 Finland CC 6 1 1 2 2
1996 Finland WC 1 0 1 1 2
1996 Finland WCH 2 0 0 0 0
1997 Finland WC 5 2 2 4 6
1998 Finland OLY 6 1 1 2 2
2002 Finland OLY 4 0 1 1 0
2004 Finland WCH 6 0 2 2 0
2006 Finland OLY 8 2 1 3 2
Junior totals 12 7 5 12 12
Senior totals 68 13 17 30 30

International Play

Teppo won two silver medals ('88 & '06) and a bronze ('98) playing with the Finnish Olympic Team.

Personal Life

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