Ilkka Sinisalo

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ilkka Antero Jouko Sinisalo (July 10, 1958 – April 5, 2017) was a Finnish professional ice hockey forward. He was born in Valkeakoski, Finland.

Sinisalo played eleven seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers,[1] Minnesota North Stars and Los Angeles Kings. Later he was a scout for the Flyers.

Sinisalo died in Helsinki, Finland from prostate cancer on April 5, 2017, aged 58.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "SPORTS PEOPLE; Flyers Sign Sinisalo". The New York Times. 21 May 1989. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  2. [1] Ilkka Sinisalo dies at age 58