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Ville Koistinen
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
194 lb (88 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
F. Teams
Florida Panthers
Rochester Americans (AHL)
Nashville Predators
Born June 17 1982 (1982-06-17) (age 34),
Oulu, FIN
NHL Draft Undrafted
Pro Career 2000 – present


Ville Koistinen (born July 17, 1982 in Oulu) is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Rochester Americans of the AHL.

Playing careerEdit

Undrafted, Koistinen played professionally in his native Finland with Ilves Tampere of the SM-liiga for 6 seasons. On May 18, 2006, Koistinen signed with the Nashville Predators of the NHL. Koistinen made his North American debut in the 2006–07 season, playing with the Predators affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

Koistinen made the Predators roster for the 2007–08 season and was used as a reserve defenceman. Koistinen scored his first NHL goal against Fredrik Norrena of the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 4-3 victory on December 27, 2007. Koistinen established 17 points by season end.

After his second season with the Predators in 2008–09, Koistinen signed a two-year contract with the Florida Panthers on July 1, 2009.

On November 25, the Florida Panthers placed Koistinen on waivers. Koistinen cleared waivers on November 26 and was sent to Florida's AHL affiliate in Rochester, New York.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Ilves Tampere SM-l 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 0
2001–02 Ilves Tampere SM-l 53 1 8 9 42
2002–03 Ilves Tampere SM-l 18 4 1 5 8
2003–04 Ilves Tampere SM-l 54 7 16 23 51 7 0 2 2 0
2004–05 Ilves Tampere SM-l 52 6 14 20 69 3 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Ilves Tampere SM-l 56 8 26 34 70 4 0 1 1 2
2006–07 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 59 9 32 41 44 4 0 2 2 4
2007–08 Nashville Predators NHL 48 4 13 17 18
2008–09 Nashville Predators NHL 38 3 8 11 14
NHL totals 86 7 21 28 32

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