Lalli Partinen

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Lalli Partinen
Born (1941-08-20)20 August 1941
Kannonkoski, Finland
Died 4 May 2022(2022-05-04) (aged 80)
Lappeenranta, Finland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)
Position Left wing
Shot Left
Played for SaiPa
HIFK
National team  Finland
Playing career 1959–1977

Lalli Simo Samuli Partinen (20 August 1941 – 4 May 2022) was a Finnish professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga.

Biography

He played for HIFK and SaiPa. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1968 Winter Olympics.[1] Partinen also represented Finland at the Hockey World Championships during the years: 1965, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1973. He also won two Finnish championships in seasons 1969–70 and 1973–74. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987.

Partinen died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Lappeenranta on 4 May 2022, at the age of 80.[2]

Honours

HIFK Hockey

50th anniversary of SaiPa's 1965-1966 bronze medal team, Partinen (second right)

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Lalli Partinen Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Etelä-Saimaa: Lalli Partinen on kuollut" (in Finnish). Ilta-Sanomat. 5 May 2022. Retrieved 5 May 2022.

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