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| 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
185 lb (84 kg)
|Teams|| SM-liiga |
|Born|| October 4 1948,|
|Pro Career||1967 – 1983|
Career in FinlandEdit
Career in WHAEdit
Heikki Riihiranta was one of the first Finns move to play in North America.
After his retirement as a player in 1983, he was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1991 for his career as a player.
Team Manager for Finnish National TeamEdit
In 1993, Heikki Riihijärvi was named as the Team Manager for the Finnish National Ice Hockey Team.
Riihiranta had his finest moment when he shed tears in the players bench after Finland won the 1995 World Championship over Sweden.
Riihiranta retired from his position after the 2003 World Championship.
|Captain of HIFK|
| Succeeded by|