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Jukka Porvari

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Jukka Porvari (born January 19, 1954 in Tampere, Finland) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga and National Hockey League. He played for Tappara , TPS, New Jersey Devils, and Colorado Rockies. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1994.

He played for Tappara Tampere from 1974-81. Porvari also played for Finland in the 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1981 World Championships. As well he was a member of the Finnish team at the 1980 Olympics and at the 1981 Canada Cup.

The Colorado Rockies signed Porvari as a free agent in 1981. He spent two seasons in North America, playing 39 games in the NHL with the Rockies and New Jersey Devils and scoring 3 goals and 9 assists.

After 1983, Porvari returned to Finland, where he played for TPS Turku and Kiekko-67 Turku until his retirement in 1991.

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