| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
| Ligue Magnus Team|
| Ducs d'Angers|
New York Islanders
|Born|| February 6 1972,|
|NHL Draft|| 70th overall, 1994|
|Pro Career||1990 – present|
Marko Kiprusoff started his hockey career with TPS. Kiprusoff also had a three game visit to HPK during his earlier seasons in SM-liiga. Kiprusoff earned a reputation as a solid offensive defenceman in TPS and after his successful performances for Finnish National team and TPS, Kiprusoff was contracted by Montreal Canadiens.
Kiprusoff won the SM-liiga championship twice, in 1993 and 1995. Kiprusoff also captured the European Championship with TPS in 1994.
First NHL visitEdit
Kiprusoff spent the 1995–96 season with the Montreal Canadiens but he didn't make a good impact in the NHL. Kiprusoff played 24 games for Canadiens and 28 more for Montreal's AHL-affiliate, Fredericton Canadiens.
Return to EuropeEdit
After his single season in NHL, Kiprusoff played two seasons in Swedish Elitserien for Malmö IF after which he returned back to TPS in 1998. Kiprusoff won two more SM-liiga championships with TPS, making him four-time SM-liiga Champion. Kiprusoff played the 2001–02 with the New York Islanders and played after that for EHC Kloten in Switzerland.
|Competitor for Finland|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Bronze||1994 Lillehammer||Ice hockey|
|Silver||1994 Italy||Ice hockey|
|Gold||1995 Sweden||Ice hockey|
|Silver||1998 Switzerland||Ice hockey|
|Silver||1999 Norway||Ice hockey|
|Silver||2001 Germany||Ice hockey|
Kiprusoff was a mainstay in Finnish national team during the most of the 90's. Kiprusoff played 198 National Team games and was on the Finnish national men's ice hockey team when they won Finland's only Ice Hockey World Championships gold medal to date in 1995.
Kiprusoff's last International Tournament callup was during the 2003 World Championship Tournament.
- Pekka Rautakallio trophy for best defenceman in the SM-liiga - 1995
- Raimo Kilpiö trophy for gentleman player in the SM-liiga - 1999
He is the older brother of Miikka Kiprusoff.
|Winner of the Pekka Rautakallio trophy|
| Succeeded by|
|Winner of the Raimo Kilpiö trophy|
| Succeeded by|
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