Lasse Kukkonen

(born September 18, 1981) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman who plays for Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League.

He was named to the Finnish Olympic team at the 2006 Winter Olympics after defenceman Sami Salo was injured, and played in both the semifinal match versus Russia and the gold medal match versus Sweden.

Player Info

  • Born
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Position
  • Shoots
  • KHL team
  • F. team
  • NHL Draft
  • Career
  • September 18, 1981, Oulu, FIN
  • 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
  • 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
  • Defence
  • Left
  • Avangard Omsk
  • Blackhawks, Flyers
  • 151st overall, 2003 Blackhawks
  • 2004 – present
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