Henri Kiviaho

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Henri Kiviaho (born February 26, 1994) is a Finnish ice hockey goaltender currently playing with Ässät in the Finnish Liiga. While playing with KalPa in the Liiga, Kiviaho was selected by the Dallas Stars in the 5th round (144th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

Henri Kiviaho
Born February 26, 1994 (age 23)
Lappeenranta, Finland
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
Liiga team
Former teams
Ässät
KalPa
Idaho Steelheads
Ilves
NHL Draft 144th overall, 2012
Dallas Stars
Playing career 2012–present

Playing career

On July 7, 2014, Kiviaho was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Stars.[2] In his first North American season in 2014–15, Kiviaho was assigned to ECHL affiliate, the Idaho Steelheads. Kiviaho recorded 10 wins in 21 games, however was unable to earn a recall to the American Hockey League.

On July 31, 2015, Kiviaho was returned to Finland on loan by the Stars, to compete for the starting position in the Liiga with Ilves Tampere.[3]

After a second stint in North America with the Idaho Steelheads, Kiviaho concluded his contract with the Stars unable to make progression in their depth chart. On April 18, 2017, Kiviaho agreed to an optional two-year deal to return to Finland with Ässät of the Liiga.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Henri Kiviaho player profile". HockeysFuture.com. 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2012-06-30.
  2. ^ "Dallas Stars sign Henri Kiviaho to three-year entry level contract". Dallas Stars. 2014-07-07. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  3. ^ "Ilves strengthen goaltending with Kiviaho" (in Finnish). Ilves Tampere. 2015-07-31. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  4. ^ "Ässät announce new signings" (in Finnish). Ässät. 2017-04-18. Retrieved 2017-04-18.

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